Discovering Hamlet

Format: DVD 2010
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video (DVD) PR2807.D57 2010x
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video
Call Number  (DVD) PR2807.D57 2010x
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Movies DVD 822.33 S7 D57
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
Collection  Movies
Call Number  DVD 822.33 S7 D57
A documentary which follows the Renaissance Theatre Company's production of Hamlet from first read-throughs to opening night, chronicling Derek Jacobi's directorial debut and Kenneth Branagh's first professional appearance as the Danish prince.
disc 1. Discovering Hamlet ; Special features (ca. 33 min.)
disc 2. Special features (ca. 162 min.).

Additional Information
Subjects Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616. -- Hamlet.
Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production.
Hamlet -- (Legendary character)
Renaissance Theatre Company.
Theater -- Production and direction.
Shakespearean actors and actresses -- Interviews.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Silver Spring, MD :Athena :2010
Distributed by Acorn Media,
Edition Full screen.
Other Titles Hamlet.
Contributors Klein, Larry (Producer)
Olshaker, Mark, 1951-
Jacobi, Derek.
Stewart, Patrick, 1940-
Branagh, Kenneth.
Easton, Richard, 1933-2019
Molloy, Dearbhla.
Jewesbury, Edward.
Clifford, Richard (Actor)
Thompson, Sophie, 1962-
Villiers, Jay.
Parfitt, David, 1958-
Yuill, Jimmy, 1959-
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet.
Unicorn Projects, Inc.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Athena (Firm)
Acorn Media (Firm)
Participants/Performers Narrator, Patrick Stewart.
Derek Jacobi, Kenneth Branagh, Richard Easton, Dearbhla Molloy, Edward Jewesbury, Richard Clifford, Sophie Thompson, Jay Villiers, David Parfitt, Jimmy Yuill.
Audience Not rated.
Language English
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes Title from container.
Originally produced for PBS television in 1990.
Accompanying viewer's guide (9 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 15 cm.) comprises background essays by Mark Olshaker and others.
Special features: Exclusive interview with Derek Jacobi; cast biographies; Hamlet through the ages; Patrick Stewart biography; photo gallery; behind-the-scenes footage from the production; cast and crew interviews.
System Details DVD; full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Description 2 videodiscs (approximately 215 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781598285321
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