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The Resource Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, by William Shakespeare ; a BBC-TV production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Cedric Messina ; director, Rodney Bennett

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, by William Shakespeare ; a BBC-TV production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Cedric Messina ; director, Rodney Bennett

Label
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Title
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Statement of responsibility
by William Shakespeare ; a BBC-TV production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Cedric Messina ; director, Rodney Bennett
Title variation
Hamlet
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Danish prince avenges the murder of his father, the king, by killing his uncle Claudius who murdered the king, usurped the throne, and married Hamlet's mother, Gertrude. Hamlet, considered the most complex of all Shakespeare's characters, examines the fundamental issues of justice, guilt, and death
Member of
Cataloging source
CUY
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Senior cameraman, Jim Atkinson ; incidental music composed and conducted by Dudley Simpson ; videotape editor, David Hillier
Date time place
Taped Jan. 31-Feb. 8, 1980 at the BBC Television studios in London
PerformerNote
Derek Jacobi (Hamlet), Claire Bloom (Gertrude), Patrick Stewart (Claudius), Eric Porter (Polonius), Lalla Ward (Ophelia), David Robb (Laertes), Patrick Allen (Ghost of Hamlet's Father), Robert Swann (Horatio), Jonathan Hyde (Rosencrantz), Geoffrey Bateman (Guildenstern), Emrys James (First Player (King)), Jason Kemp (Second Player (Queen)), Geoffrey Beevers (Third Player (Lucianus)), Bill Homewood (Player in the mime, King), Peter Richards (Player in the mime, Queen), Terence McGinity (Player in the mime, Murderer), Peter Burroughs (Player), Stuart Fell (Player), Ian Charleson (Fortinbras), Tim Wylton (First Gravedigger), Peter Benson (Second Gravedigger), Paul Humpoletz (Marcellus), Niall Padden (Bernardo), Christopher Baines (Francisco), John Humphry (Voltemand), John Sterland (Cornelius), Peter Gale (Osric), Raymond Mason (Reynaldo), Dan Meaden (Norwegian Captain), Iain Blair (Sailor), Reginald Jessup (Messenger), Michael Poole (Priest), David Henry (English Ambassador)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1935-2017
  • 1931-
  • 1928-1995
  • 1940-
  • 1927-2006
  • 1928-1989
  • 1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Messina, Cedric
  • Bennett, Rodney
  • Jacobi, Derek
  • Bloom, Claire
  • Porter, Eric
  • Stewart, Patrick
  • Allen, Patrick
  • James, Emrys
  • Shakespeare, William
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Time-Life Television
  • Ambrose Video Publishing
Runtime
222
Series statement
The complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Hamlet
  • Revenge
  • English drama (Tragedy)
  • Television programs
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, by William Shakespeare ; a BBC-TV production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Cedric Messina ; director, Rodney Bennett
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1980
  • DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
  • multicolored
  • one color
Configuration of playback channels
  • unknown
  • quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 videodisc (222 min.)
File format
one file format
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • optical disk
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm45687469
  • (Sirsi) o45687469
  • (TMQ) o45687469
  • 274445
  • 274445
System details
  • DVD
  • System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive
  • DVD format
Video recording format
  • DVD
  • laserdisc
Label
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, by William Shakespeare ; a BBC-TV production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Cedric Messina ; director, Rodney Bennett
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1980
  • DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
  • multicolored
  • one color
Configuration of playback channels
  • unknown
  • quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 videodisc (222 min.)
File format
one file format
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • optical disk
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm45687469
  • (Sirsi) o45687469
  • (TMQ) o45687469
  • 274445
  • 274445
System details
  • DVD
  • System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive
  • DVD format
Video recording format
  • DVD
  • laserdisc

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