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King Lear

Author: Michael ElliottLaurence OlivierColin BlakelyAnna Calder-MarshallWilliam ShakespeareAll authors
Publisher: West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, [1999?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : 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: Made-for-TV movies
Television adaptations
Fiction television programs
Adaptation
Television programs
Drama
Named Person: William Shakespeare; 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; William Shakespeare; Fraser Peacock Associates.; Granada Video (Firm); Kultur International Films.
ISBN: 0769712231 9780769712239
OCLC Number: 43943980
Notes: Originally produced in 1983 for television broadcast.
Special features include character descriptions, plot summary, scene-by-scene outline, biographies of William Shakespeare and Laurence Olivier, and filmography of Laurence Olivier.
Credits: Music, Gordon Crosse.
Cast: Laurence Olivier, Colin Blakely, Anna Calder-Marshall, Jeremy Kemp, Robert Lang, Robert Lindsay, Leo McKern, David Threlfall, Dorothy Tutin, John Hurt, Diana Rigg.
Description: 1 videodisc (158 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby.
Contents: Act 1. Beginning/King Lear's palace --
The Earl of Gloucester's castle --
The Duke of Albany's palace --
A hall in the same --
Court before the same --
Act 2. Gloucester's castle --
Before Gloucester's castle --
A wood --
Before Gloucester's castle --
Act 3. A heath (Deleted by director) --
Another pat of the heath --
Gloucester's castle --
The heath. Before a hovel --Gloucester's castle --
A chamber in a farmhouse adjoining the castle --
Gloucester's castle --
Act 4. The heath --
Before Albany's palace --
The French camp near Dover (Deleted by director) --
The same. A tent (Deleted by director) --
Gloucester's castle --
Fields near Dover --
A tent in the French camp --
Act 5. The British camp, near Dover --
A field between the two camps --
The British camp near Dover --
Credits.
Other Titles: King Lear (Television program : 1983)
Responsibility: by William Shakespeare ; directed by Michael Elliott ; [adapted by Laurence Olivier] ; produced by Fraser Peacock Associates on behalf of Granada Video.

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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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