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To be Hamlet

Author: Joseph WishyDerek BaileyGregory HarrisNick WareBilly SarokinAll authors
Publisher: London, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette : NTSC color broadcast system : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documentary examination of the role of Hamlet, in which ten prominent actors who have played the part discuss Hamlet's personality, Shakespeare's play, and the enduring popular fascination it has inspired. The actors interviewed are Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, Richard Burton, Nicol Williamson, Ben Kingsley, Jean Louis Barrault, Vittorio Gassman, Maximilian Schell, Innocenti Smoktunovsky, and Mandy Patinkin.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Documentaries and factual works
Television
Named Person: William Shakespeare; Laurence Olivier; John Gielgud, Sir; Richard Burton; Nicol Williamson; Ben Kingsley; Jean Louis Barrault; Vittorio Gassman; Maximilian Schell; I Smoktunovskii; Mandy Patinkin; Jean-Louis Barrault; Richard Burton; Vittorio Gassman; John Gielgud; Ben Kingsley; Laurence Olivier; Mandy Patinkin; Maximilian Schell; William Shakespeare; I Smoktunovskiĭ; Nicol Williamson; Hamlet, (Legendary character)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Wishy; Derek Bailey; Gregory Harris; Nick Ware; Billy Sarokin; Peter Rann; Ken Howard; Zack Laurence; Trevor Nunn; Laurence Olivier; John Gielgud; Richard Burton; Nicol Williamson; Ben Kingsley; Jean Louis Barrault; Vittorio Gassman; Maximilian Schell; I Smoktunovskii; Mandy Patinkin; ABC Video Enterprises.; R.M. Productions Ltd.; Wishupon Productions.; Landseer Film & Television Productions.
OCLC Number: 83187699
Notes: Credits at end of tape.
Credits: Film editor, Gregory Harris ; sound, Nick Ware, Billy Sarokin, and Peter Rann ; music by Ken Howard and Zack Laurence.
Performer(s): Introduced and narrated by Trevor Nunn, who also conducts the interviews.
Description: 2 videocassettes (111 min.) : sound, color NTSC ; 3/4 in. (U-matic)
Other Titles: Great Hamlets
Responsibility: produced by ABC Video Enterprises Inc. in cooperation with R.M. Productions Ltd. London ; conceived & produced by Joseph Wishy ; a presentation of Wishupon Productions Inc. ; director, Derek Bailey ; production house, Landseer.

Abstract:

Documentary examination of the role of Hamlet, in which ten prominent actors who have played the part discuss Hamlet's personality, Shakespeare's play, and the enduring popular fascination it has inspired. The actors interviewed are Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, Richard Burton, Nicol Williamson, Ben Kingsley, Jean Louis Barrault, Vittorio Gassman, Maximilian Schell, Innocenti Smoktunovsky, and Mandy Patinkin. Includes excerpts from various film and television versions of Hamlet, featuring these actors and others.

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