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Discovering Hamlet

Title
Discovering Hamlet / written and directed by Mark Olshaker ; produced by Larry Klein ; Unicorn Projects, Inc.
Publication
Silver Spring, MD : Athena, ©2010.

Details

Additional Authors
  • Jacobi, Derek.
  • Branagh, Kenneth.
  • Stewart, Patrick, 1940-
  • Olshaker, Mark, 1951-
  • Klein, Larry.
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
  • Athena (Firm)
  • Unicorn Projects, Inc.
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Description
2 videodiscs (approximately 53 min.) plus 195 min. of bonus : sound, color; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
Derek Jacobi and Kenneth Branagh star in this absorbing documentary, which follows the Renaissance Theatre Company's production of Hamlet from first read-throughs to opening night. Narrated by Patrick Stewart. Chronicles Derek Jacobi's directorial dispute and Kenneth Branagh's first professional appearance as the Danish prince. Bonus disc with hours of never-before-seen footage.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Documentary television programs.
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Note
  • Title from container.
  • "As seen on PBS."
  • Originally produced for television in 1990.
  • Not rated.
  • Includes special features.
Credits (note)
  • Cinematographers, Mike Fox, George Rosenberg ; editor, Sam Green ; narrator, Patrick Stewart.
Performer (note)
  • Derek Jacobi, Kenneth Branagh.
System Details (note)
  • DVD; Dolby Digital stereo.
Language (note)
  • Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Contents
Disc 1 (52 min.) -- Disc 2 (162 min.).
ISBN
  • 9781598285321
  • 1598285327
LCCN
054961853298
OCLC
805881121
Title
Discovering Hamlet / written and directed by Mark Olshaker ; produced by Larry Klein ; Unicorn Projects, Inc.
Imprint
Silver Spring, MD : Athena, ©2010.
Edition
[Standard format].
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
Type of Carrier
videodisc
System Details
DVD; Dolby Digital stereo.
Language
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Cast
Derek Jacobi, Kenneth Branagh.
Performer
Narrator, Patrick Stewart.
Credits
Cinematographers, Mike Fox, George Rosenberg ; editor, Sam Green ; narrator, Patrick Stewart.
Added Author
Jacobi, Derek.
Branagh, Kenneth.
Stewart, Patrick, 1940-
Olshaker, Mark, 1951-
Klein, Larry.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet.
Athena (Firm)
Unicorn Projects, Inc.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
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