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King Lear

Author: Laurence Olivier; William Shakespeare; Michael Elliott
Publisher: West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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King Lear is a violent storm on a grand scale. It is a timeless tale of greed and lust for power. It is a story of a sick old man, his scheming children and lost loyalties.
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Genre/Form: Television adaptations
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: William Shakespeare; Lear, King of England (Legendary character); William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Olivier; William Shakespeare; Michael Elliott
ISBN: 0769712231 9780769712239
OCLC Number: 466361337
Notes: Television adaptation of William Shakespeare's King Lear.
Credits: Directed by Michael Elliott.
Cast: Sir Laurence Olivier.
Target Audience: Rated NR.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 158 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Special features: Character descriptions --
Plot summary --
Scene-by-scene outline --
William Shakespeare biography --
Laurence Olivier filmography.
Other Titles: King Lear (Television program : 1983)
Responsibility: written 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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King Lear is a violent storm on a grand scale. It is a timeless tale of greed and lust for power. It is a story of a sick old man, his scheming children and lost loyalties.

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