skip to content
King Lear Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

King Lear

Author: Laurence OlivierAnna Calder-MarshallDorothy TutinDiana RiggMichael ElliottAll authors
Publisher: [England] : Granada TV, 1982.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Laurence Olivier stars in this production of King Lear. King Lear is generally held to be Shakespeare's greatest tragedy and it is certainly his most embittered. Written as Shakespeare himself was approaching the end of his career as a playwright, King Lear is a story of misplaced trust, of filial ingratitude, of envy and lust for power.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Made-for-TV movies
Drama
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: Laurence Olivier; Anna Calder-Marshall; Dorothy Tutin; Diana Rigg; Michael Elliott; William Shakespeare; Granada Television Network, ltd.
OCLC Number: 243496609
Notes: Title from opening frames.
Cast: Laurence Olivier (King Lear), Anna Calder-Marshall (Cordelia), Dorothy Tutin (Goneril), and Diana Rigg (Regan).
Description: 2 videocassettes (approximately 160 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: King Lear (Television program : 1983)
Responsibility: by William Shakespeare ; director, Michael Elliott.

Abstract:

Laurence Olivier stars in this production of King Lear. King Lear is generally held to be Shakespeare's greatest tragedy and it is certainly his most embittered. Written as Shakespeare himself was approaching the end of his career as a playwright, King Lear is a story of misplaced trust, of filial ingratitude, of envy and lust for power.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/243496609> # King Lear
    a bgn:VHS, schema:CreativeWork, schema:Movie ;
    library:oclcnum "243496609" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829640973#Place/england> ; # England
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    rdfs:seeAlso <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829640973#CreativeWork/king_lear> ; # King Lear.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/921890> ; # Fathers and daughters
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/839101> ; # Britons
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829640973#Topic/aging_parents> ; # Aging parents
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/973371> ; # Inheritance and succession
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829640973#Topic/fathers_and_daughters> ; # Fathers and daughters
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829640973#Person/shakespeare_william_1564_1616> ; # William Shakespeare
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829640973#Person/lear_king_of_england_legendary_character> ; # King of England (Legendary character) Lear
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829640973#Topic/britons> ; # Britons
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829640973#Topic/kings_and_rulers> ; # Kings and rulers
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/800360> ; # Aging parents
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829640973#Topic/inheritance_and_succession> ; # Inheritance and succession
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/987694> ; # Kings and rulers
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829640973#Person/elliott_michael_1931_1984> ; # Michael Elliott
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829640973#Person/calder_marshall_anna> ; # Anna Calder-Marshall
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/127203314> ; # Granada Television Network, ltd.
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/7010398> ; # Dorothy Tutin
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/34467436> ; # Laurence Olivier
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829640973#Person/shakespeare_william_1564_1616> ; # William Shakespeare
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829640973#Person/rigg_diana> ; # Diana Rigg
    schema:datePublished "1982" ;
    schema:description "Laurence Olivier stars in this production of King Lear. King Lear is generally held to be Shakespeare's greatest tragedy and it is certainly his most embittered. Written as Shakespeare himself was approaching the end of his career as a playwright, King Lear is a story of misplaced trust, of filial ingratitude, of envy and lust for power."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2829640973> ; # King Lear (Television program : 1983)
    schema:genre "Drama"@en ;
    schema:genre "Made-for-TV movies"@en ;
    schema:genre "Television adaptations"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "King Lear"@en ;
    schema:productID "243496609" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/243496609#PublicationEvent/england_granada_tv_1982> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829640973#Agent/granada_tv> ; # Granada TV
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/243496609> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829640973#Person/calder_marshall_anna> # Anna Calder-Marshall
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Calder-Marshall" ;
    schema:givenName "Anna" ;
    schema:name "Anna Calder-Marshall" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829640973#Person/elliott_michael_1931_1984> # Michael Elliott
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1931" ;
    schema:deathDate "1984" ;
    schema:familyName "Elliott" ;
    schema:givenName "Michael" ;
    schema:name "Michael Elliott" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829640973#Person/lear_king_of_england_legendary_character> # King of England (Legendary character) Lear
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:givenName "Lear" ;
    schema:name "King of England (Legendary character) Lear" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829640973#Person/rigg_diana> # Diana Rigg
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Rigg" ;
    schema:givenName "Diana" ;
    schema:name "Diana Rigg" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2829640973#Person/shakespeare_william_1564_1616> # William Shakespeare
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1564" ;
    schema:deathDate "1616" ;
    schema:familyName "Shakespeare" ;
    schema:givenName "William" ;
    schema:name "William Shakespeare" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/800360> # Aging parents
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Aging parents"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/839101> # Britons
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Britons"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/921890> # Fathers and daughters
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Fathers and daughters"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/973371> # Inheritance and succession
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Inheritance and succession"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/987694> # Kings and rulers
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Kings and rulers"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/127203314> # Granada Television Network, ltd.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Granada Television Network, ltd." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/34467436> # Laurence Olivier
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1907" ;
    schema:deathDate "1989" ;
    schema:familyName "Olivier" ;
    schema:givenName "Laurence" ;
    schema:name "Laurence Olivier" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/7010398> # Dorothy Tutin
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1930" ;
    schema:deathDate "2001" ;
    schema:familyName "Tutin" ;
    schema:givenName "Dorothy" ;
    schema:name "Dorothy Tutin" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2829640973> # King Lear (Television program : 1983)
    schema:name "King Lear (Television program : 1983)"@en ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.