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Shakespeare and his stage: approaches to Hamlet

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Summary:Recreates the theatre of Shakespeare's day through the staging of scenes from Hamlet in an Elizabethan courtyard near Stratford, England. Contrasts styles of Shakespearean role playing with excerpts from performances by Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, Nicol Williamson and John Barrymore. Includes views of landmarks in London, Stratford and Warwick which shaped Shakespeare's approach to theatrical practice.
Contributor:Seltzer, Daniel
Mantell, Harold
Olivier, Laurence 1907-1989
Gielgud, John 1904-2000
Williamson, Nicol
Barrymore, John 1882-1942
Provider:Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:not captured
Topical subjects:Theater England History
Hamlet
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616
Credits:Photographer, Anthony Spalla ; editor, Carlo Arcamone ; narrator, John Gielgud ; music, Arnold Black.
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