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The Resource Richard Burton's Hamlet, Paul Brownstein Productions ; by William Shakespeare ; directed by John Gielgud ; filming directed by Bill Colleran ; produced for the screen by William Sargent and Alfred W. Crown, (videorecording)

Richard Burton's Hamlet, Paul Brownstein Productions ; by William Shakespeare ; directed by John Gielgud ; filming directed by Bill Colleran ; produced for the screen by William Sargent and Alfred W. Crown, (videorecording)

Label
Richard Burton's Hamlet
Title
Richard Burton's Hamlet
Statement of responsibility
Paul Brownstein Productions ; by William Shakespeare ; directed by John Gielgud ; filming directed by Bill Colleran ; produced for the screen by William Sargent and Alfred W. Crown
Title variation
Hamlet
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
NUI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Film editor, Bruce Pierce
Date time place
Filmed at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York on June 30 and July 1, 1964
Intended audience
Not rated
PerformerNote
Richard Burton, Hume Cronyn, Alfred Drake, Eileen Herlie, William Redfield, George Rose, George Voskovec, John Gielgud
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1904-2000
  • 1564-1616
  • 1925-1984
  • 1914-1992
  • 1927-1976
  • 1920-1988
  • 1905-1981
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gielgud, John
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Colleran, Bill
  • Burton, Richard
  • Cronyn, Hume
  • Drake, Alfred
  • Herlie, Eileen
  • Redfield, William
  • Rose, George
  • Voskovec, Jiří
  • Paul Brownstein Productions
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
191
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hamlet
  • Princes
  • Denmark
  • Sons
  • Murder
  • Revenge
  • Claudius, King of Denmark (Fictitious character)
  • Gertrude
  • Polonius (Fictitious character : Shakespeare)
  • Ophelia
  • Horatio (Fictitious character : Shakespeare)
  • Laertes (Fictitious character : Shakespeare)
  • Ghost (Fictitious character : Shakespeare)
Technique
live action
Label
Richard Burton's Hamlet, Paul Brownstein Productions ; by William Shakespeare ; directed by John Gielgud ; filming directed by Bill Colleran ; produced for the screen by William Sargent and Alfred W. Crown, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features include: cast filmographies & awards ; Richard Burton discusses "electrovision" ; trailer ; chapter selections
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm42887648
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (191 min.)
Lccn
00385397
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381588026
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
ID5880PBDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) l00385397
System details
DVD, Dolby digital mono, NTSC, full screen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Richard Burton's Hamlet, Paul Brownstein Productions ; by William Shakespeare ; directed by John Gielgud ; filming directed by Bill Colleran ; produced for the screen by William Sargent and Alfred W. Crown, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Special features include: cast filmographies & awards ; Richard Burton discusses "electrovision" ; trailer ; chapter selections
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm42887648
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (191 min.)
Lccn
00385397
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381588026
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
ID5880PBDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) l00385397
System details
DVD, Dolby digital mono, NTSC, full screen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc

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