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Hamlet at Elsinore (1964)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  15 November 1964 (USA)
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Other than a 1910 silent version, this is the only production of "Hamlet" (so far) to actually be filmed in Elsinore, Denmark, where most of the play takes place. See more »

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Alec Clunes as the dead Polonius in the Queen's bedchamber blinks his eyes two separate times when Christopher Plummer as Hamlet gets ready to drag his body away. See more »

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Different and Very Good
12 December 2003 | by (Calgary AB Canada) – See all my reviews

The contrast with Olivier's version was stunning to viewers: a non-bombastic thoughtful Hamlet with none of the perverse undertones of Olivier's Prince of Denmark. Honest indecision oozed from this Hamlet. Further the text was less butchered than in Olivier's movie; here we at least get to see Rozenkrantz and Guildenstern. [Footnote: I am frequently surprised at people who will rave over Olivier's Hamlet and fail to notice the severely edited script.]


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