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Trial of Hamlet: Moot Court, The

Synopsis
Moot court recorded at the United States Supreme Court, West Conference Room, Shakespeare Theatre, Washington D.C, sponsored by the Lawyer’s Committee on the Shakespeare Theatre. The purpose of the trial was to assess the mental state of Hamlet at the time he murdered Polonius, and to determine his criminal responsibility. Justices Ruth Bader Ginsberg and Anthony Kennedy presided.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1994
Recording date
17 Mar 1994
Transmission details
(Channel: C-SPAN)
Duration
129 mins

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare Theatre, Washington, D.C.
Production type
Other
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
moot courts; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Reviews
Coursen, H.R., Shakespeare Translated: Derivatives on Film and TV. (New York, Peter Lang, 2005), p. 83-7.

Production Company

Name

C-SPAN

Archive

Name

Folger Shakespeare Library

Email
reference@folger.edu
Web
http://www.folger.edu External site opens in new window
Phone
(202) 544 4600
Fax
(202) 544 4623
Address
201 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington
DC 20003
USA

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