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Uniform Title Hamlet (Motion picture : 1948)
Title Hamlet [videorecording] / a J. Arthur Rank enterprise ; a Two Cities film ; Laurence Olivier presents ; by William Shakespeare ; directed by Laurence Olivier.

Imprint [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2000]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    HAM    DUE 09-24-15 Billed
 PAS Central Library DVD    HAM    Available
Description 1 videodisc (157 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 82
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 82.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1948.
Credits Photographer, Desmond Dickinson ; editor, Helga Cranston ; music, William Walton ; production designers, Roger Furse, Roger Ramsdell.
Cast Laurence Olivier, John Laurie, Esmond Knight, Anthony Quayle, Niall MacGinnis, Harcourt Williams, Patrick Troughton, Tony Tarver, Peter Cushing, Stanley Holloway, Russell Thorndike, Basil Sydney, Eileen Herlie, Norman Wooland, Felix Aylmer, Terence Morgan, Jean Simmons.
Summary The tragedy of the Danish prince who feigns madness to trap his father's murderer.
System Details DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Closed-captioned.
Awards Academy Awards (1949): Best Picture (Olivier); Best Actor in a Leading Role (Olivier); Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White (Carmen Dillon, Roger K. Furse); Best Costume Design, Black-and-White (Roger K. Furse)
Subject Hamlet (Legendary character) -- Drama
Princes -- Denmark -- Drama
Genre/Form Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Criterion collection
Added Author Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989
Sydney, Basil, 1894-1968-
Herlie, Eileen
Wooland, Norman.
Aylmer, Felix, 1889-1979
Morgan, Terence, 1921-2005.
Simmons, Jean, 1929-2010
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet
J. Arthur Rank Enterprise (Firm)
Two Cities Films
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Title on container: Laurence Olivier's Hamlet
ISBN 0780021312
Standard No. 037429128428
Music No. HAM020 Criterion Collection

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