The English Dramatic Theater in Moscow .. (1955)

Film-document №4482 2 parts, Duration: 0:20:39, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Gurkov G.

Operators: Akkuratov U., Makaseev B., Tsitron V.

Text writers: Nagornyy S.


The film about the tour and stay in Moscow of the English Dramatic Theater troupe.

Historical background

November 21, 1955 in Moscow came to the British theater troupe with the production of Shakespearean play "Hamlet, Prince of Danish.

Temporary description

Meeting at the airport English drama theater artists who arrived in Moscow on tour. Moscow sightseeing: visiting the Kremlin Armory Museum, Red Square, Moscow Metro, visiting the Lenin Mausoleum, Prokofiev's ballet "Romeo and Juliet" at the Bolshoi Theater, the Gorky Moscow Art Theater play "The Fruits of Enlightenment." Scenes from the play by William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" performed English Drama Theater named after Gorky Art Theater. Performs the role of Hamlet actor Paul Scofield, the role of Ophelia - Mary Ure. Meeting British artists P. Schofield and M. Jur with Soviet actors and G. E. Samoilov Anisimova in Moscow TV studio. P. Schofield and G. Anisimov perform a scene bye Ophelia and Hamlet. Meeting the English theater director P. Brook with leaders and actors of the Moscow Mayakovsky Theater, located in the city Baku on tour with the play "Hamlet." Reception at the Soviet Ministry of Culture in honor of British artists. SV Kaftanov welcomes guests. Seeing the English theater artists at the airport. Acts P. Scofield.

Reel №1

Posters of the play "Hamlet, Prince of Denmark."

Muscovites reading posters.

Photos of the performers.

Moscow - LS. (Evening).

Hall of the hotel "National".

At the table with the magazine - Peter Brook.

Mary Ure looks out the window of Moscow.

The view from the hotel window.

English actors on the streets of Moscow: visit the mausoleum, visiting historical monuments of the Kremlin (Assumption Cathedral, Armory).

British artists at the facade of the building of Moscow State University, visiting the underground station "Arbat".

Muscovites at the Moscow Art Theatre, awarded to the British touring troupe.

Grimiruetsya Paul Scofield (Hamlet), Mary Ure (Ophelia), Alec Kluns (Claudius), Diana Uinard (Gertrude), Ernest Teziger (Polonius).

On stage, greet guests Okhlopkov N., A. Tarasov and others.

Peter Brook stands a reply.

Hamlet's soliloquy, "To be or not to be" (synchronous).

Hamlet's conversation with Ophelia (synchronously).

Hamlet and Gertrude in the chambers of the queen.

Reel №2

Group of English actors in Sverdlov Square in front of the theater.

Actors bring flowers to the monument to Pushkin, talk on the streets with the Muscovites.

Visiting British artists of the Moscow Art Theatre.

Actors in the audience, talking to the audience, sign autographs for memory, talking behind the scenes with the actors of the Moscow Art Theater, Theater, visiting the museum, stand on the Moscow Art Theatre production of "Hamlet" in 1911

Photo: Katchalov in the role of Hamlet.

English actors at the Bolshoi Theatre on "Romeo and Juliet."

Fragment from the ballet.

Dancer Galina Ulanova.


Peter Brook, who flew from Moscow to Baku to see "Hamlet" performed by the touring Moscow theater.

Mayakovsky, talks with chief director N. Okhlopkova.

Okhlopkov N., E. Samoilov, Grigorieva and others painted the play on the poster, which are presented in memory Directed by P. Brook.

British and Russian actors involved in the play "Hamlet" at the Moscow TV center (E. Samoilov, G. Anisimov, Paul Scofield, Mary Ure).

Perform a scene from Paul Scofield and G. Anisimov (synchronously).

Closing performance.

Hamlet's duel with Laertes.

Applauding audience.

British actor presented with flowers.

Reception at the Soviet Ministry of Culture in honor of the drama troupe.

Among those present - actors, directors, artists, and writers.

Guests welcome Deputy Minister of Culture of the USSR SV coat.

Seeing English actors at the airport.

Paul speaks Skofild (synchronously).