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Hamlet

Synopsis
A version of play performed by the Toronto Theatre Company. The film was shot on a single camera during several presentations. Parts of the text were transformed into song by George Taros and sung by the actors.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1973
Duration
170 mins

Credits

Director
Rene Bonniere; Stephen Bush
Producer
F.R. Crawley
Cinematographer
Douglas Leiterman
Cast
Rick McKennaHamlet 1 (Hamlet)
Dan HennesseyClaudius
Becke KelleGertrude
Stephen BushPolonius
Linda CertainOphelia 1 (Ophelia)
Bembo DaviesPlayer
Bembo DaviesGravedigger
Bembo DaviesCaptain
Bill PedenGuildenstern
Bryan EatonLaertes
Bryan EatonPlayer
Caroline JohnsonGhost
Claude Cerval 
Gary StephensHoratio
Jim BeardenFortinbras
Michael RudderRosencrantz
Stephen BushPriest

Additional Details

Theatre company
Toronto Theatre Company
Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
It would appear that the film was never released theatrically.

Production Company

Name

Crawley Films (2)

Address
USA

Archive

Name

Library and Archives Canada

Web
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Phone
(613) 996-5115
Fax
(613) 996-6274
Address
395 Wellington Street
Ottawa
ON K11 ON4
Canada

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