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Re: *Hamlet* Questions
Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 7, No. 0598.  Tuesday, 6 August 1996.

From:           Lawrence S Schwartz <
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Date:           Monday, 5 Aug 1996 10:18:54 -0500 (CDT)
Subject: 7.0596 *Hamlet* Questions
Comment:        Re: SHK 7.0596 *Hamlet* Questions

"Discovering Hamlet" (it says here) is copyrighted 1990 by Unicorn Projects out
of Washington, D.C. and was distributed by PBS Video.  the catalog record, from
NDSU's online catalog is reproduced below:

         Title: Discovering Hamlet [videorecording] / Unicorn Projects,
                   Inc. ; produced by Larry Klein ; written and directed
                   by Mark Olshaker.
     Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : PBS Video, c1990.
   Description: 1 videocassette (53 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Performer-Note: Featuring The Renaissance Theatre Company, directed
                   by Derek Jacobi.
Performer-Note: Kenneth Branagh (Hamlet), Richard Easton (Claudius),
                   Edward Jewesbury (Polonius), Sophie Thompson (Ophelia),
                   Jay Villiers (Laertes), other actors and technical
                   staff of the Company.
Performer-Note: Patrick Stewart.
       Summary: Follows the week-by-week progress of the Company preparing
                   to stage a production of Hamlet.  The actors describe
                   stage action and the characters they portray, and
                   members of the technical crew discuss aspects of
                   costuming, set design, lighting, and the problems
                   of working with Shakespeare's 400-year-old text.
 

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