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Title Hamlet
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Ham 69
Primary Association Forrest, Edwin
Associated Names Hildebrand, William A.
Country of Production United States
Date of Production c. 1860-1869
Description Well-developed prompt book, apparently recording an Edwin Forrest production. Includes stage business (which resembles that in J.B. Wright's memorial book FSL_PROMPT_Ham_66) and cues for effects.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Content Keywords death, madness, royalty, revenge, poison, supernatural, marriage
Context Keywords lighting, stage, business, cues, music, sound effects, character, timings, property
Additional Information Due to tight binding, some text is lost into the gutter.
Edition French's Standard Drama
Shattuck Code HAM 64
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.