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The Dresser

Author: Albert Finney; Tom Courtenay; Peter Yates; Columbia Pictures.
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, ©1989.
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: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Finney; Tom Courtenay; Peter Yates; Columbia Pictures.
ISBN: 0800135458 9780800135454
OCLC Number: 34926181
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Videocassette release of the 1983 motion picture.
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.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 1 videocassette (118 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures.

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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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