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Title Hamlet
Document Type Final or Souvenir Prompt Book
Reference Ham 30
Primary Association Barrymore, John
Case Study Ham30
Associated Names Taylor, Lark; Power, Tyrone; O'Brien, John S.; Yuka, Blanche; Fuller, Rosalind; Hopkins, Arthur; Jones, Robert Edmond
Annotation Date 1922
Theatre Sam Harris
Place of Production New York
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 1922
Description Cuts written onto full text, heavily marked with stage business , maps, music scores and anecdotes. Watercolour of the set.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles Mathers Clark - Francisco; Lark Taylor - Bernardo; Frederick Lewis - Horation; E.J. Ballantine - Marcellus; Reginald Pole - Ghost; John Barrymore - Hamlet; Tyrone Power - Claudius; Blanche Yurka - Gertrude; John S O'Brien -Polonius; Sydney Mather - Laertes; Rosalind Fuller - Ophelia
Content Keywords death, madness, royalty, revenge, poison, supernatural, marriage
Context Keywords stage, business, souvenir, backstage, cast, characters, music, property, cues
Visual Content Colour illustration of the set.
Edition Roycroft edition, 1902
Shattuck Code HAM 154
Play Hamlet
Library Folger Shakespeare Library
Note Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Folger Shakespeare Library's online catalogue and 'The Shakespeare Prompt books, A Descriptive Catalogue' by Charles H. Shattuck.