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GREATEST LJVWG ACTOR LEAVES "HAMLET"
AS HERITAGE ON EVE OF RETIREMENT
Sir Johnstone Forbes Robertson,
the foremost living actor, recently
knighted by the King of England, has
just completed his famous interpre
tation of "Hamlet" before a CAMERA
This achievement-of the Gaumont
Company is the most interesting
event in the cinematograph industry
It means that millions of people,
otherwise debarred of the privilege,
will have the opportunity to see a
Shakespearean masterpiece present
ed by a master.
It means that', upon -the eve of his
retirement from the stage, Forbes
Robertson has taken the moving pic
ture medium as a method of preserv
ing to posterity a memento of his
Forbes Robertson, off the stage
and as he appeared in photoplay of
"Hamlet," just completed in England.
day and his work in the world!
Preparations for the production of
"Hamlet" as a photoplay took
A special castle was erected on the