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The Great Hamlets / ABC News Productions.

Other author/creatorABC News Productions.
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], ©1985.
Description1 streaming video file (56 min.) : sound, black and white & color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Series The Great Hamlets
Contents Importance of Hamlet to Actors (3:19) -- Interviews with Actors (2:36) -- Actors on Playing the Role of Hamlet (2:41) -- Early Hamlet Actors (4:08) -- Ghost in "Hamlet" (3:27) -- Hamlet's Madness/Love for Mother (4:12) -- Hamlet's Mother (4:28) -- Hamlet: A Loner (4:11) -- Hamlet's Passion for Actors (4:36) -- Hamlet's Doubts and Hesitations (3:08) -- Dramatic Interpretation of Hamlet's Lines (6:32) -- Actors and Audience (3:29) -- Hamlet's Soliloquies (5:18)
Abstract In the first program, each actor comments on the major scenes of the play, and, through excerpts from productions that range from the silent film era to the modern stage, we see various interpretations of those scenes. Trevor Nunn then interviews each actor about the source of his interpretation. The program includes both traditional and avant-garde productions.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 7, 2010.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 12 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: ABC News Productions,1985 9780736578240
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number6543s Films Media Group
Publisher number6544 Films Media Group

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