Asta Nielsen as a female Hamlet

Asta Nielsen and Lilly Jacobson in Hamlet. German postcard by Ross Verlag, Berlin, nº 644/6. Photo: Art-Film. Asta Nielsen-Film. Asta Nielsen as a female Hamlet and Lilly Jacobsson as the love interest Ophelia in the 1921 German silent adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet (Svend Gade, Heinz Schall). Asta Nielsen produced the film herself. | src Flickr