Hamlet (1948)

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Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former king.


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  • Laurence Olivier and Terence Morgan in Hamlet (1948)
  • Laurence Olivier and Eileen Herlie in Hamlet (1948)
  • Laurence Olivier and Jean Simmons in Hamlet (1948)
  • Laurence Olivier in Hamlet (1948)
  • Laurence Olivier in Hamlet (1948)
  • Laurence Olivier in Hamlet (1948)

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Director:

Laurence Olivier

Writer:

William Shakespeare (by)

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Trivia

Laurence Olivier played the voice of Hamlet's father's ghost himself by recording the dialog and playing it back at a reduced speed, giving it a macabre quality. The role is often erroneously reported as being performed by Sir John Gielgud, perhaps because it does sound ... ...


Quotes

Narrator: So oft it chances in particular men / That through some vicious mole of nature in them, / By the o'ergrowth of some complexion / Oft breaking down the pales and forts of reason, / Or by some habit grown too much; that these men - / Carrying, I say, ...


Crazy Credits

Opening credits prologue: SCENE - ELSINORE

Storyline

Plot Summary


Genres

Drama

Details

Release Date:

12 August 1948

Language

English


Country of Origin

UK

Box Office

Budget:

£500,000 (estimated)

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