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Hamlet Revisited: Approaches to Hamlet (1970)

TitleHamlet Revisited: Approaches to Hamlet
Release LocationsUSA
MediumColor video
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsHamlet (documentary)


Sir John Gielgud shares his experiences as an actor by surveying the history of performances of Hamlet

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

CastJohn Barrymore
CastRichard Chamberlain
CastTom Courtenay
CastSir John Gielgud
CastMaximilian Schell
CastInnokenti Smoktunovsky
CastNicol Williamson

Production Team and Crew Overview

ProducerRon Hobin

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell