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Hamlet

Synopsis
Fiction film of Hamlet filmed at Kronborg Castle Elsinore. Alwin Neuss is Hamlet.
Country
Denmark
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Silent
Year of release
1910
Duration
11 mins; 972 feet
Availability
Presumed a lost film.

Credits

Director
August Blom
Screenplay
Oluf Jensen
Cast
Alwin NeussHamlet
Aage HertelClaudius
Ella La CourGertrude
Emilie SannomOphelia
Axel Mattson 
Carl Rosenbaum 
Einar ZangenbergLaertes
Oscar LangkildeHoratio
Rigmor Jerichau 

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
The length of the film varied in the advertisements appearing in England and France; the variance was probably due to the titling.
Reviews
Ball, Robert Hamilton. Shakespeare on Silent Film: A Strange Eventful History. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1968 (p.108-12, 330, 337)

Production Company

Name

Nordisk

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