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Uniform Title Hamlet (Motion picture : 1948)
Title Hamlet / Janus Films, a J. Arthur Rank Enterprise, a Two Cities Films ; produced & directed by Laurence Olivier.

Publication Info. [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2000]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  DVD HAMLET    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Adult Department  DVD HAMLET    Check Shelf
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Adult DVDs  DVD HAM    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  DVD HAMLET    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - DVDs  DVD 822.33 SHAKESPEARE    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - DVDs  DVD HAMLET    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD HAMLET    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  DVD HAMLET    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Balcony  AV DVD 828 S527HAMB    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Balcony  AV DVD 828 S527HAMB2 c.2  Check Shelf

Edition RSDL dual-layer edition.
Description 1 videodisc (157 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in..
Series The Criterion collection ; 82
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 82.
System Details DVD, Dolby digital mono, 1.33:1 aspect ratio.
Cast Laurence Olivier, Basil Sydney, Eileen Herlie, Norman Wooland, Felix Aylmer, Terence Morgan, Jean Simmons, Peter Cushing, Anthony Quayle.
Credits Director of photography, Desmond Dickinson ; editor, Helga Cranston ; music, William Walton ; production designers, Roger Furse, Roger Ramsdell.
Note Originally produced in 1948 as a motion picture.
Awards Academy Award: 1949, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Laurence Olivier); Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White (Carmen Dillon, Roger K. Furse); Best Costume Design, Black-and-White (Roger K. Furse); Best Picture (Laurence Olivier)
Summary The classic version of Shakespeare's Hamlet, the towering tragedy of the Danish prince who feigns madness to trap his father's murderer.
Language Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Local Note Some of the Simsbury Public Library items are are part of the Hayes Collection.
Subject Feature films.
Hamlet (Legendary character) -- Drama.
Princes -- Denmark -- Drama.
Added Author Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989.
Sydney, Basil, 1894-1968.
Herlie, Eileen.
Wooland, Norman.
Aylmer, Felix, 1889-1979.
Morgan, Terence.
Simmons, Jean, 1929-2010.
Dickinson, Desmond, 1902-1986.
Cranston, Helga, 1921-2013
Walton, William, 1902-1983.
Furse, Roger.
Ramsdell, Roger.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet.
Janus Films.
J. Arthur Rank Enterprise (Firm)
Two Cities Films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Title on disc: Laurence Olivier's Hamlet
ISBN 0780021312
Standard No. 037429128428
Music No. HAM020 The Criterion Collection
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