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Title Hamlet
Document Type Film Script
Reference Ham Fo 7
Case Study HamFo7
Actor-Manager/Director Olivier, Laurence
Publication Date 1948
Date of Production n.d.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) History, Politics and Corruption; Royalty, Aristocracy and Class
Roles Basil - Sydney Claudius; Herlie - Eileen Gertrude; Olivier - Laurence Hamlet; Woodland - Norman Horatio; Aylmer - Felix Polonius; Morgan - Terence Laertes; Cushing - Peter Osric; Holloway - Stanley Grave Digger; Thorndyke - Russell Priest; Laurie - John Francisco; Knight - Esmund Bernardo; Quayle - Anthony Marcellus; McGinnis - Nial Sea Captain
Content Keywords death, madness, royalty, revenge, poison, supernatural, marriage
Context Keywords script, film, timings, sound effects, director, costume, scenery, actor, cast
Additional Information Christopher Lee had an uncredited role as a spear carrier.
Shattuck Code Not in Shattuck
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.