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Twentieth Century - The Creative Thirties Retrospective Film on American Arts During the 1930s

Synopsis
Very brief extract showing scenes from the 1931 Norman Bel Geddes’ Broadway production of Hamlet with Raymond Massey as Hamlet and Celia Johnson as Ophelia. This was Celia Johnson’s only Broadway appearance and Raymond Massey’s first New York appearance.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Duration
12 seconds

Credits

Director
Norman Bel Geddes
Cast
Raymond MasseyHamlet
Celia JohnsonOphelia

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
Title as given on the WPA database. www.wpafilmlibrary.com is a stockshot library.
History
The production ran at the Broadhurst Theatre on Broadway from May-November 1931.

Distributor (Sale)

Name

WPA Film Library

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