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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Day Dreams (1922)

TitleDay Dreams
Release LocationsUSA
Length30 mins
Play ConnectionsHamlet (excerpt(s))


Included here only because of the existence of a fabulous still (see Ball 289) of Keaton, a Walter Mitty figure, as he fantasizes being a great actor playing Hamlet. The power of the Shakespeare myth reaches out to ensnare virtually every member of the acting profession

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

CastRenée Adorée
CastBuster Keaton

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell