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When Hungry Hamlet Fled

Synopsis
Comedy short. An experienced actor directs a melodrama for an amateur troupe. A jealous young man sabotages the set.
Country
United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Silent
Year of release
1915
Recording date
17 Aug 1915

Credits

Cast
Claude CooperDirector
Harry BenhamJealous young man

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
The copy held by the BFI National Archive is incomplete (809ft, 9 mins). Only the first reel is held; the missing second reel may have references to Hamlet beyond that suggested by the title.

Production Company

Name

Thanhauser Film Corporation

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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