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Genre  Drama
Directors  Svend Gade, Heinz Schall
Music director  Giuseppe Becce
7.2/10 IMDb

Duration  
Running time  2h 11m
Screenplay  Erwin Gepard
Hamlet (1921 film) movie poster
Writer  Erwin Gepard (manuscript), E. Vining (book)
Initial release  January 10, 1921 (Finland)
Cast  Asta Nielsen (Hamlet), Heinz Stieda (Horatio), Eduard von Winterstein (Claudius)
Similar movies  Hamlet 2 (2008)

Hamlet 1921


Hamlet is a 1921 German film adaptation of the William Shakespeare play of the same name starring Danish silent film actress Asta Nielsen. It was directed by Svend Gade and Heinz Schall.

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In this interpretation, inspired by Dr. Edward P. Vining's book The Mystery of Hamlet, Hamlet is born female and disguised as a male to preserve the lineage. Though a radical interpretation, the New York Times said this film, "holds a secure place in class with the best."

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Hamlet 1921


Cast

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  • Asta Nielsen as Hamlet
  • Paul Conradi as King Hamlet
  • Mathilde Brandt as Queen Gertrude
  • Eduard von Winterstein as King Claudius
  • Heinz Stieda as Horatio
  • Hans Junkermann as Polonius
  • Anton De Verdier as Laertes
  • Lilly Jacobson as Ophelia
  • Fritz Achterberg as Fortinbras

  • Hamlet (1921 film) Asta Nielsen as Hamlet thedivineones
    Hamlet (1921 film) Asta Nielsen in Hamlet 1921 Asta Nielsen Pinterest

    References

    Hamlet (1921 film) Wikipedia
    Hamlet (1921 film) IMDb Hamlet (1921 film) themoviedb.org


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