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The Dresser

Author: Albert Finney; Tom Courtenay; Columbia Pictures Industries.; RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video (Firm)
Publisher: Burbank, CA : RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sir, a grandiloquent old man of the theater, has given his soul to his career, but his tyrannical rule over the company is now beginning to crack under the strain of age and illness as he prepares for his two hundred twenty-seventh performance of King Lear. Sir's dedicated dresser, Norman, submits to Sir's frequently unreasonable demands, tends to his health, and reminds him of what role he is currently playing.
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Genre/Form: Closed captioning
Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Finney; Tom Courtenay; Columbia Pictures Industries.; RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 11099386
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: "VH10184."
Rated PG.
Specially produced with Closed Captioning for the hearing impaired.
Videocassette release of the 1983 motion picture by Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.
Credits: Screenplay, Ronald Harwood ; producer-director, Peter Yates ; music, James Horner.
Cast: Albert Finney, Tom Courtenay, Edward Fox, Zena Walker, Eileen Atkins, Michael Gough, Cathryn Harrison.
Awards: Academy Award nominations for Best Picture and to Ronald Harwood (Best Screenplay), Peter Yates (Best Director) and Tom Courtenay (acting).
Description: 1 videocassette (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.

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Sir, a grandiloquent old man of the theater, has given his soul to his career, but his tyrannical rule over the company is now beginning to crack under the strain of age and illness as he prepares for his two hundred twenty-seventh performance of King Lear. Sir's dedicated dresser, Norman, submits to Sir's frequently unreasonable demands, tends to his health, and reminds him of what role he is currently playing.

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