• Short Summary

    THE RUSSIAN FILM HAMLET HAS ITS BRITISH PREMIERE ON THURSDAY: ITS STAR -- INNOKENTY SMOKTUNOVSKY WHO PLAYS HAMLET, AND ELZA RADZIN WHO PLAYS THE QUEEN -- ARRIVED IN LONDON, TODAY.

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    THE RUSSIAN FILM HAMLET HAS ITS BRITISH PREMIERE ON THURSDAY: ITS STAR -- INNOKENTY SMOKTUNOVSKY WHO PLAYS HAMLET, AND ELZA RADZIN WHO PLAYS THE QUEEN -- ARRIVED IN LONDON, TODAY.

    A NINE MILLION ROUBLE PRODUCTION, HAMLET WAS MADE TO COMMEMORATE SHAKESPEARE'S QUARTERCENTENARY. ITS DIRECTOR, GRIGORI KOZINTSEV, SPENT SEVEN YEARS PLANNING THE FILM WITH A TRANSLATION BY BORIS PASTERNAK. THE MUSIC WAS ESPECIALLY WRITTEN FOR IT BY DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH.

    THE 19-YEAR-OLD RUSSIAN DRAMA STUDENT, ANASTASIA VERTINSKAYA, WHO PLAYS OPHELIA WAS UNABLE TO JOIN THE VISITING PARTY. SHE IS IN MOSCOW TAKING HER EXAMS AT THE SHCHUKIN THEATRE SCHOOL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA78ZTKITX36JJFGS91D4OV0GCN
    Media URN:
    VLVA78ZTKITX36JJFGS91D4OV0GCN
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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