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Title Production stills from Laurence Olivier's motion picture Hamlet
Document Type Photograph
Reference ART File O49.3-H2
Case Study HamFo7
Publication Date 1948
Date of Production n.d.
Description Photographs taken on set during the motion picture based on the play, Hamlet, starring Laurence Olivier.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) History, Politics and Corruption; Royalty, Aristocracy and Class
Roles Laurence Olivier - Hamlet; Jean Simmons - Ophelia; Eileen Hurlie - Gertrude; Basil Sydney - Claudius; Norman Wooland - Horatio; Felix Aylmer - Polonius; Terence Morgan - Laertes; Stanley Holloway - Gravedigger
Content Keywords death, madness, royalty, revenge, poison, supernatural, marriage
Context Keywords costume, actor, cast, character, photography, scenery
Additional Information Copyright: Two Cities Films, Ltd. 1 May 1948
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.