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  • Short Summary

    Shots from the 1913 version of 'Hamlet' starring Sir Johnstone Forbes Robertson.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Shots from the 1913 version of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' starring Sir Johnstone Forbes Robertson. Battlement scenes where Hamlet sees the ghost of his father.

    Intertitle reads: "Hamlet.... Look, where it comes again! In the same figure, like the king that's dead."

    Double exposure shows the presence of the ghost as Hamlet looks shocked.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1828.06
    Media URN:
    60968
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:28:00 / 01:32:29:00
    Canister:
    UN 1 H (R)

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Sir Johnstone Forbes Robertson" in text and tags should read Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson.

    "Hamlet looks shocked" - actually at this point in the play Hamlet is unaware of the ghost's appearances. The two men nearest the ghost are instead Horatio and Marcellus, with, behind them, the guard Barnardo.

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  2. jamied says

    Barnardo is played by Richard Andean.

    Marcellus is played by Robert Atkins.

    Horatio is played by S A Cookson.

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