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Hamlet
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NR,2hrs 33min
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1948
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Synopsis: Although criticized by Shakespeare devotees upon its release because of director, producer, and star Laurence Olivier's decision to excise large portions of the text, his cinematic version of Hamlet is widely considered the best out of several dozens (and counting). Hamlet (Olivier) is a medieval Danish prince who's still melancholy over the sudden death of his father and the quick, subsequent remarriage of his mother, Queen Gertrude (Eileen Herlie) to his uncle, Claudius (Basil Sydney). Informed ... Full Synopsis
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Gertrude
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Jude Law performs in "Hamlet" at Wyndhams Theatre in London on June 2, 2009.
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Brian Hargrove and actor David Hyde Pierce attend the Broadway opening night of "Hamlet"...
Brian Hargrove and actor David Hyde Pierce attend the Broadway opening night of "Hamlet"...
Barbara Cook (R) and guest attend the Broadway opening night of "Hamlet" at the Broadhurst...
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Hamlet [Criterion Collection]
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