Quotes and pictures on this page are from
Hamlet - The Film and the Play
Edited by Alan Dent
Designs by Roger Furse (one of whose drawings is the background for the page)
World Film Publications - London 1948

(Thanks to Anne R, who found this wonderful book at a used book sale)

Click on thumbnails to see the large pictures.

Olivier as Hamlet

"Good Hamlet, cast thy nighted colour off."

"Heaven and earth! Must I remember!"

Jean Simmons as Ophelia
Eileen Herlie as Hamlet's mother
"..thou wilt not murder me?
Help, help, ho!"
Felix Alymer as Polonius
"Thou wretched, rash, intruding fool, farewell!"


"Alas, poor Yorick!"
Terence Morgan as Laertes
The duel between Hamlet and Laertes

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