Hamlet (1907)

France, 1907
6m, 574 feet
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1
silent

A French fantasy film directed by Georges Méliès.

Plot Summary

An abridged adaptation of that includes the graveyard scene, the climactic duel and a new scene in which Hamlet sees Ophelia's ghost.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Georges Méliès
Star-Film

Cast
Georges Méliès

References

Books

  • A Concise Companion to Shakespeare on Screen by Diana E. Henderson (ed.) p.38 – note
  • by Walt Lee p.180 – credits
  • Shakespeare on Screen by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer p.54 – credits
  • Shakespeare on Silent Film: A Strange Eventful History by Robert Hamilton Ball pp.34-35; 307-308 – notes
  • Shakespeares after Shakespeare: An Encyclopedia of the Bard in Mass Media and Popular Culture Volume 1 by Richard Burt (ed.) p.84 – credits, note (Entries play by play by Courtney Lehmann)