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Great Moments from Hamlet

Synopsis
Three extracts from HAMLET (1948) - I ii, I,iii, III i compiled for 8mm release by Castle Films. The BFI National Archive holds the 35mm original. Presented by Laurence Olivier.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of release
1950
Duration
9 mins; 830 feet

Credits

Cast
Laurence OlivierHamlet
Felix AylmerPolonius
Jean SimmonsOphelia
Terence MorganLaertes

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Hamlet
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The BFI National Archive holds 35mm preservation material only - no viewing copy (2/2007).

Production Company

Name

J. Arthur Rank

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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