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King Lear

Author: Laurence OlivierJohn HurtDiana RiggMichael ElliottWilliam ShakespeareAll authors
Publisher: Long Beach, Calif. : Pioneer Artists [distributor, 199-?]
Edition/Format:   Video : Videodisc   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shakespeare's timeless tale of a foolish king who divides his realm between his two ungrateful daughters.
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Genre/Form: Made-for-TV movies
Television adaptations
Drama
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; John Hurt; Diana Rigg; Michael Elliott; William Shakespeare; Pioneer Artists (Firm)
OCLC Number: 24620701
Notes: Extended play (CLV)--format.
Videodisc release of the 1984 television production.
Credits: Music composed and conducted by Gordon Crosse ; production designer, Roy Stonehouse ; executive producer, David Plowright ; directed by Michael Elliott.
Cast: Laurence Olivier, Lear ; Colin Blakely, Kent ; Anna Calder-Marshall, Cordelia ; Jeremy Kemp, Cornwall ; Robert Lang, Albany ; Robert Lindsay, Edmund ; Leo McKern, Gloucester ; David Thelfall, Edgar ; Dorothy Tutin, Goneril ; John Hurt, the Fool ; Diana Rigg, Regan.
Description: 2 videodiscs (158 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 in.
Other Titles: King Lear (Television program : 1983)
Responsibility: by William Shakespeare ; [presented by] Laurence Olivier.

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Shakespeare's timeless tale of a foolish king who divides his realm between his two ungrateful daughters.

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