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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

Synopsis
Radio broadcast of Hamlet adapted, directed and starring John Gielgud.
Series
Theatre Guild on the Air
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Audio; Radio
Notes
The Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division also holds a recording entitled SHAKESPEARE 51 recorded May 24 1951. The catalogue entry reads ‘The play Hamlet is presented on this audition recording as part of the "New sound of Shakespeare on radio". which may relate to the Gielgud/McGuire recording of 4th March 1951.
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Credits

Director
Homer Fickett; John Gielgud
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Harold Levey
Adaptor for Radio
John Gielgud
Cast
Barry Kroeger 
Dorothy McGuire 
Esme Percy 
John Gielgud 
John Merivale 
Pamela Brown 
Peter Bull 

Production Company

Name

ABC

Sponsor

Name

United States Steel Corporation

Archive

Name

Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division

Web
http://loc.gov/rr/record External site opens in new window
Phone
(202) 707-7833
Address
Recorded Sound Reference Centre
101 Independence Avenue, S.E.
Room LM-113
Washington, DC 20540

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Pearl Records

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