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Hamlet

Synopsis
German audio recording of Hamlet produced in the GDR. Directed by Hans Anselm Perten with Gerd Micheel in the title role and Perten as Claudius.
Language
German (Standard)
Country
Germany
Medium
Audio
Recording date
15 Jul 1963
Duration
149 mins

Credits

Director
Hans Anselm Perten
Writer
A.W. von Schlegel; William Shakespeare
Editor
Armin-Gerd Kuckhoff
Music
Wolfgang Bayer
Cast
Gerd MicheelHamlet
Hans Anselm PertenClaudius
Senta BonackerGertrude
Fritz SüßenbachPolonius
Lissy TempelhofOphelia
Dieter UnruhHoratio
Ernst HeiseSailor
Ernst SteinerFrancisco
Fritz BartholdtBarnardo
Georg LichtensteinNobleman
Hans KleringGravedigger (1)
Helmut GrellCaptain
Hermann WagemannPriest
Horst ZiethenOsric
Jac DielServant
Jan Franz KrügerFortinbras
Kurt WetzelPlayer King
Lothar KrompholzLaertes
Manfred RemschelLucianus
Ralph BorgwardtRosencrantz
Siegfried KellermannVoltemand
Ulrich VoßAmbassador
Ursula FigeliusPlayer Queen
Walter Eckardt-MartensPrologue
Walter MüllerGravedigger (2)
Wilfried KretschmerMarcellus
Wolfgang GreeseGuildenstern

Additional Details

Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Originally produced as LP for LITERA, a label of the GDR record company VEB DEUTSCHE SCHALLPLATTEN BERLIN that was closed down in 1990. Commercially available as part of the 40-CD compilation SHAKESPEARE BOX-WERKE, published by Random House Audio (see separate entry).
History
Recorded in Rostock, Germany, from 1/7/1963-15/7/1963.
Textual information
Translated by August Wilhelm von Schlegel.
Reviews
Source: LITERA catalogue http://www.ddr-hoerspiele.net/3-lp/hamlet.html (accessed 13/8/2008).

Production Company

Name

Litera

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