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Plot of Hamlet (10:18)


Hamlet has been made into a movie more than 25 times. Characters include Polonius, Gertrude, Laertes, Ophelia, Rosencranz, Guildenstern and Fortinbras. A ghost tells Hamlet Claudius killed Hamlet's father by pouring poison in his ear.

Hamlet's Character (04:34)

Hamlet dominates the entire play and the other characters serve as foils; learn how he changes throughout the play. Polonius advises his son Laertes in a long speech. Fortinbras leads 20,000 men into battle for a small piece of Poland.

Credits: Hamlet Basics (00:41)

Credits: Hamlet Basics

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Hamlet Basics

Part of the Series : Standard Deviants School Shakespeare Series
3-Year Streaming Price: $129.95



To be or not to be, that is the question. Fortunately, the Standard Deviants have the answer. It's an all-star review of that troubled prince of Denmark, Hamlet. Hamlet is one of the most popular plays of all time. Why? Mystery! Murder! Madness! Mayhem! Plays within plays! And some of the most famous lines in all of English theater.

Length: 16 minutes

Item#: BVL155222

Copyright date: ©2005

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