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Szene mit Asta Nielsen (Mitte), Eduard von Winterstein (rechts)

Szene mit Asta Nielsen (Mitte), Eduard von Winterstein (rechts)

Asta Nielsen as Prince Hamlet "Nielsen’s Hamlet was portrayed as a woman raised as a boy. "

Thy name is woman: female Hamlets from Sarah Bernhardt to Maxine Peake - in pictures

Asta Nielsen as Prince Hamlet "Nielsen’s Hamlet was portrayed as a woman raised as a boy.

Szene mit Asta Nielsen (Einzelbild aus Nitro-Original)

Szene mit Asta Nielsen (Einzelbild aus Nitro-Original)

Danish silent film actor Asta Nielsen as Hamlet in a 1921 German adaptation  directed by Svend Gade and Heinz Schall. Inspired by Dr. Edward P. Vining's book The Mystery of Hamlet, Hamlet is born female and disguised as a male to preserve the lineage.

Danish silent film actor Asta Nielsen as Hamlet in a 1921 German adaptation directed by Svend Gade and Heinz Schall. Edward P. Vining's book The Mystery of Hamlet, Hamlet is born female and disguised as a male to preserve the lineage.

Actress Asta Nielsen. Hamlet, 1921.

Hamlet, regia di Svend Gade e Heinz Schall Asta Nielsen

Asta Nielsen, Heinz Stieda (Einzelbild aus Nitro-Original)

Asta Nielsen, Heinz Stieda (Einzelbild aus Nitro-Original)

Szene mit Asta Nielsen, Heinz Stieda (vorne, v.l.n.r.), Mathilde Brandt (rechts) (Einzelbild aus Nitro-Original)

Szene mit Asta Nielsen, Heinz Stieda (vorne, v.l.n.r.), Mathilde Brandt (rechts) (Einzelbild aus Nitro-Original)

Asta Nielsen in Svend Gade's Hamlet, 1921-- she looks like a vampire or a zombie.

Asta Nielsen, was a Danish silent film actress who was one of the most popular leading ladies of the and one of the first international movie stars. Seventy of Nielsen's 74 films were made in Germany where she was known simply as Die Asta

Szene mit Asta Nielsen (Einzelbild aus Nitro-Original)

Szene mit Asta Nielsen (Einzelbild aus Nitro-Original)

Hamlet | European Film Gateway DIF

Hamlet | European Film Gateway DIF

Hamlet | European Film Gateway DIF

Hamlet | European Film Gateway DIF

Asta Nielsen dans le rôle d'Hamlet

Hamlet on Film: 1921 with Asta Nielsen - Maple Danish

Szene mit Asta Nielsen

Hamlet // Nanovic Institute // University of Notre Dame

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