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Hamlet (1948)

Starring: Eileen Herlie, Laurence Olivier   [See details]
Directed by: Laurence Olivier
Runtime:2 hours and 33 minutes
MPAA rating:Rated NR
Genre(s): Drama
Synopsis:In 15th-century Denmark, young Prince Hamlet is racked by torment and indecision after seeing a vision of his deceased father. The late king's ghost informs his son Hamlet that Claudius, Hamlet's uncle, was responsible for murdering the king. When the murderer married Hamlet's mother--the king's widow--scarcely two months after his funeral, he also took the throne that was his brother's. The ghost beseeches Hamlet to avenge him--yet Hamlet procrastinates, unsure of how best to accomplish his task.
Catalog #:MDVD-022
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Brief Cast Overview
Anthony Quayle    ...    Marcellus
Eileen Herlie    ...    Gertrude, The Queen
Jean Simmons    ...    Ophelia, daughter of Polonius
John Gielgud    ...    Voice of the Ghost
Laurence Olivier    ...    Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Felix Aylmer    ...    Polonius, Lord Chamberlain
Esmond Knight    ...    Bernardo

Technical Specification
Encoding: Region 0*  [See details]
Format:    Fullscreen
Color: Black and white
Edition: Import
Language: English
Sound: Dolby Sound
Subtitles: Not available
*DVD will play on any regional DVD player

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Awards and Nominations
Academy Award, The® (USA):
Winner = Indicates winner

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