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Title Richard Burton's Hamlet [(DVD) videorecording] / Paul Brownstein Productions ; directed by John Gielgud ; produced for the screen by William Sargent and Alfred W. Crown ; restoration producer Paul Brownstein.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Onward Production Ltd. and Paul Brownstein Productions ; Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, [1999]
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 95th Street Adult DVD Nonfiction  822.33 HAM    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (191 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
System Details DVD, Dolby digital mono, NTSC.
Note Play by William Shakespeare.
"A theatrofilm made during an actual Broadway performance at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City"--Opening frame.
"Film restoration in collaboration with the National Film and Television Archive of the British Film Institute.--Container."
"Includes unseen interview footage"--Container.
Special features include filmographies and awards, trailer, chapter selections.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Event Filmed at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York on June 30 and July 1, 1964.
Credits Photographer, Bill Colleran ; editor, Bruce Pierce.
Cast Richard Burton, Hume Cronyn, Alfred Drake, Eileen Herlie, William Redfield, George Rose, George Voskovec, John Gielgud, Robert Milli, John Cullum, Philip Coolidge, Hugh Alexander, Clement Fowler, Dillon Evans.
Summary Staged in rehearsal room and modern dress conditions, this is Richard Burton's performance as Hamlet. This play opened on Broadway April 9, 1964. This recording is not derived from a film, but from an attempt to simply record the stage show for one cinematic showing by placing cameras in the stalls during an actual performance.
Subject Hamlet (Legendary character) -- Drama.
Princes -- Denmark -- Drama.
Murder -- Denmark -- Drama.
Revenge -- Drama.
English drama (Tragedy)
Genre Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Filmed performances.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Gielgud, John, 1904-2000.
Sargent, William.
Crown, Alfred W., 1910-1984.
Brownstein, Paul.
Burton, Richard, 1925-1984.
Cronyn, Hume.
Drake, Alfred, 1914-1992.
Herlie, Eileen.
Redfield, William, 1927-1976.
Rose, George, 1920-1988.
Voskovec, Jiří, 1905-1981.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet.
Paul Brownstein Productions.
Onward Production Ltd.
Image Entertainment (Firm)
National Film and Television Archive (Great Britain)
Added Title Hamlet
John Gielgud's production of Richard Burton's Hamlet
Standard No. 014381588026
Music No. ID5880PBDVD Image Entertainment
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