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Baylor Theater's Hamlet

USA, 1958 (MIFF 1961, Programme 7)

Director: Paul Baker

In 1957 the Baylor Theatre staged Paul Baker's controversial interpretation of Shakespeare's "Hamlet". It introduces a unique performance, in a theatre where the stage is al! round the audience and each character in the play is acted by three different actors in varied and symbolic make-ups illustrating three different facets of the character's personality. This extract is colourful, original and imaginative.

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