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The Resource Richard Burton's Hamlet, Paul Brownstein Productions ; directed by John Gielgud ; produced for the screen by William Sargent and Alfred W. Crown ; restoration producer Paul Brownstein, (videorecording)

Richard Burton's Hamlet, Paul Brownstein Productions ; directed by John Gielgud ; produced for the screen by William Sargent and Alfred W. Crown ; restoration producer Paul Brownstein, (videorecording)

Label
Richard Burton's Hamlet
Title
Richard Burton's Hamlet
Statement of responsibility
Paul Brownstein Productions ; directed by John Gielgud ; produced for the screen by William Sargent and Alfred W. Crown ; restoration producer Paul Brownstein
Title variation
Hamlet
Contributor
Language
eng
Summary
Staged in rehearsal room and modern dress conditions, this is Richard Burton's performance as Hamlet. This play opened on Broadway April 9, 1964. This recording is not derived from a film, but from an attempt to simply record the stage show for one cinematic showing by placing cameras in the stalls during an actual performance
Cataloging source
COO
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
822.33
LC call number
PR2807
LC item number
.R52 1999
PerformerNote
Cast: Richard Burton, Hume Cronyn, Alfred Drake, Eileen Herlie, William Redfield, George Rose, George Voskovec, John Gielgud, John Cullum
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1904-2000
  • 1925-1984
  • 1914-1992
  • 1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gielgud, John
  • Burton, Richard
  • Cronyn, Hume
  • Drake, Alfred
  • Shakespeare, William
Runtime
191
Technique
live action
Label
Richard Burton's Hamlet, Paul Brownstein Productions ; directed by John Gielgud ; produced for the screen by William Sargent and Alfred W. Crown ; restoration producer Paul Brownstein, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Play by William Shakespeare
  • "A theatrofilm made during an actual Broadway performance at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City"--Opening frame
  • Filmed at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York on June 30 and July 1, 1964
  • DVD special features include: unseen interview footage ; interactive menus include filmographies and awards, trailer, chapter selections
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (191 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381588026
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
ID5880PBDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1531455
  • (OCoLC)51682118
  • (OCoLC)51682118
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Richard Burton's Hamlet, Paul Brownstein Productions ; directed by John Gielgud ; produced for the screen by William Sargent and Alfred W. Crown ; restoration producer Paul Brownstein, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Play by William Shakespeare
  • "A theatrofilm made during an actual Broadway performance at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City"--Opening frame
  • Filmed at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York on June 30 and July 1, 1964
  • DVD special features include: unseen interview footage ; interactive menus include filmographies and awards, trailer, chapter selections
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (191 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381588026
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
ID5880PBDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1531455
  • (OCoLC)51682118
  • (OCoLC)51682118
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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