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King Lear

Author: Laurence OlivierMichael ElliottColin BlakelyLeo McKernDiana RiggAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2003.
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
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; Michael Elliott; Colin Blakely; Leo McKern; Diana Rigg; William Shakespeare; Fraser Peacock Associates.; Granada Video (Firm); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 52549970
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.
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: 2 videodiscs (158 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD format; Dolby.
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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