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Hamlet

Synopsis
Radio broadcast of the play directed and adapted by Brewster Morgan with Burgess Meredith as Hamlet.
Series
Columbia Shakespeare Cycle
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
12 Jul 1937 at 17:00 (Channel: CBS)
Duration
60 mins

Credits

Director
Brewster Morgan
Writer
William Shakespeare
Contributor
Conway Tearle
Adaptor for Radio
Brewster Morgan
Cast
Burgess MeredithHamlet
Montague LoveClaudius
Grace GeorgeGertrude
Ben WebsterPolonius
Margaret PerryOphelia
Eric SnowdenPlayer
Ethel MantellPlayer
Fritz, Jr LeiberRosencrantz
John WrayGravedigger
Morris AnkrumLaertes
Phillip TerryGuildenstern
Stefan SchnabelPlayer King
Stefan SchnabelMarcellus
Victor RodmanPriest
Victor RodmanBarnardo
Walter AbelHoratio
William A. BradyGhost
William RoyaleFrancisco

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Hamlet; Much Ado About Nothing
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The 45-page photocopied typescript is in the Folger Shakespeare Library. The Birmingham Shakespeare Library also holds a typescript.

Production Company

Name

CBS Radio

Archive

Name

Paley Center for Media

Web
http://www.paleycenter.org/ External site opens in new window
Phone
(212) 621-6600
Address
25 West 52 Street
New York
New York
110019
USA
Notes
Formerly Museum of Television and Radio (MTR). The name changed in 2007.

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