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Hamlet

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 50 min.
  • Genres: Tragedy

Synopsis

Denmark's leading silent-screen actress [[Performer~P52651~Asta Nielsen~astanielsen]] had the audacity to play the title role in Hamlet, produced by her in Germany and co-directed by [[Performer~P185170~Svend Gade~svendgade]]. [[Performer~P52651~Nielsen~astanielsen]] actually succeeded in turning the Bard's perhaps finest play into a star vehicle for herself. Mistakenly believing her husband to have died, a scheming Gertrude raises her daughter as a boy and heir-apparent...more

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