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King Lear

Author: Michael ElliottLaurence OlivierColin BlakelyAnna Calder-MarshallJeremy KempAll authors
Publisher: West Long Branch, N.J. : Distributed by Kultur International Films, [200-?], ©1984.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents William Shakespeare's play about a foolish king who divides his realm between two ungrateful daughters.
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Genre/Form: Cultural television programs
Drama
Fiction television programs
Made-for-TV movies
Televised performances
Television adaptations
Named Person: William Shakespeare; Lear, King of England (Legendary character); Lear, King of England (Legendary character); William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Elliott; Laurence Olivier; Colin Blakely; Anna Calder-Marshall; Jeremy Kemp; Robert Lang; Robert Lindsay; Leo McKern; David Threlfall; Dorothy Tutin; John Hurt; Diana Rigg; Gordon Crosse; Tanya Moiseiwitsch; Roy Stonehouse; David Plowright; D L Heyes; Ron Swain; William Shakespeare; Hallé Orchestra.; Granada Television International.; Kultur International Films.
ISBN: 0769712231 9780769712239
OCLC Number: 61146310
Notes: Originally produced in Great Britain for broadcast on television in 1983.
Credits: Music composed and conducted by Gordon Crosse ; costume designer, Tanya Moiseiwitsch ; production designer, Roy Stonehouse ; executive producer, David Plowright ; videotape editors, D.L. Heyes, Ron Swain.
Cast: Laurence Olivier, Colin Blakely, Anna Calder-Marshall, Jeremy Kemp, Robert Lang, Robert Lindsay, Leo McKern, David Threlfall, Dorothy Tutin, John Hurt, Diana Rigg ; music played by members of the Halle Orchestra.
Description: 1 videodisc (158 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC; 4:3 full screen; Dolby 2.0.
Contents: Special features include character descriptions, plot summary, scene-by-scene outline, biographies of William Shakespeare and Laurence Olivier, and filmography of Laurence Olivier [text features].
Other Titles: King Lear (Television program : 1983)
Laurence Olivier as King Lear
Laurence Olivier presents King Lear
Responsibility: Granada Television ; Laurence Olivier presents ; by William Shakespeare ; directed by Michael Elliott ; [adapted by Laurence Olivier].

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Presents William Shakespeare's play about a foolish king who divides his realm between two ungrateful daughters.

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