Obscure Hamlet

Nell Chenault (njchenau@vcu.edu)
Sun, 16 Feb 2003 12:10:17 -0800 (PST)

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I would appreciate any help in locating video or film prints for sale, rental or ILL of these productions of Hamlet.  We have already checked the usual sources such as World Cat and Video Source Book.  I have already have contact info for BBC London research viewing service.

Hamlet (Great Britian/USA).  1959.  Broadcast on CBS.  Old Vic/Dupont Show of the Month.  Director:  Ralph Nelson.  Starring:  John Neville, Barbar Jefford.

Hamlet at Elsinore (Great Britian).  1964.  Boradcast: CBS, PBS.  BBC/NEW TV / Danmarks Radio. Not available from BBC US.  Director:  Philip Saville.  Starring: Christopher Plummer and Robert Shaw.

Hamlet (USA).  1964.  New York Shakespeare Festival.  Director:  Joseph Papp.  Starring:  Alfred Ryder and Julie Harris.

Hamlet (USA)  1970.  Director: Peter Wood.   Starring:  Richard Chamberlain.  Hallmark Hall of Fame / NBC.  Had been distributed by Films Inc. as a rental.

Hamlet (GB/USA)  1972.  BBC-2, The Prospect Theatre Company.  Director:  David Giles.  Staring:  Ian McKellen.

Den Tragiska Historien om Hamlet, Priz ar Danmark.  (Sweden).  1984.  Director: Ragnar Lyth.  Starring:  Stellan Skarsgaard.  WNET/Thirteen Television New York.

Nell Chenault
Head, Circulation & Media
VCU Libraries
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
804.828.1088