Royal music played* Claudius enters his majestic palace, He encounters his newlywed wife, Gertrude and his nephew, Hamlet.
Suspenseful music played* Hamlet learns from his father's ghost that his father has been murdered by his uncle.
Applause and whispers in the background * Hamlet organizes a play in order to determine whether Claudius is guilty. He recreates the scene of his father's murder in order to check if Claudius's hands are bloody.
Tragic sound plays* Hamlet accidentally stabs and kills Polonius, thinking Claudius is hiding behind the curtains. Then he drags Polonius's body down the hall.
Sad music played* Ophelia goes insane after her father's death. She commits suicide as she drowned herself in the water.
Dramatic sound plays* Laertes, Hamlet, Claudius and Gertrude all die during the sword fencing match. The royal family dies, leaving the country wide open to be conquered for Norway.