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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
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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.
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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.

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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.

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