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King Lear

Author: Charles WarrenTony DavenallPatrick MowerAnn LynnPhilip BrackAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : A & E Home Video ; [S.l.] : FremantleMedia : Distributed by New Video, ©2005.
Series: Thames Shakespeare collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When England's aging King Lear renounces his throne to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, treachery, madness and murder soon follow. After banishing Cordelia, his most loyal daughter, Lear is betrayed and cast out by her elder sisters Regan and Goneril. Meanwhile, evil brews at the Gloucester castle as Edgar falls victim to his brother's deception. As battle lines are drawn and backs are stabbed, Lear  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Made-for-TV movies
Drama
Television adaptations
Named Person: William Shakespeare; Lear, King of England (Legendary character); William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Warren; Tony Davenall; Patrick Mower; Ann Lynn; Philip Brack; Beth Harris; Patrick Magee; Wendy Allnutt; Robert Coleby; Ronald Radd; Ray Smith; William Shakespeare; Thames Television, ltd.; A & E Home Video (Firm); FremantleMedia.; New Video Group.
ISBN: 0767076710 9780767076715 0767090306 9780767090308
OCLC Number: 59824470
Notes: Originally broadcast on television in 1974.
Special features: Edmund ... a pivotal role with actor Patrick Mower; Production notes from producer/director Tony Davenall; Biographies and selected credits for Patrick Magee, Patrick Mower, Ronald Radd, Ray Smith.
Credits: Script editor, Lester Clark ; costumes, Jan Rowell ; designer, Robin Parker.
Cast: Patrick Mower (Edmund), Ann Lynn (Regan), Philip Brack (Albany), Beth Harris (Goneril), Patrick Magee (King Lear), Wendy Allnutt (Cordelia), Robert Coleby (Edgar), Ronald Radd (Gloucester), Ray Smith (Kent).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (156 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: King Lear --
Edmund...a pivotal role.
Series Title: Thames Shakespeare collection.
Other Titles: King Lear (Television program : 1974 : Great Britain)
Responsibility: executive producer, Charles Warren ; producer, Tony Davenall ; Thames Television.

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When England's aging King Lear renounces his throne to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, treachery, madness and murder soon follow. After banishing Cordelia, his most loyal daughter, Lear is betrayed and cast out by her elder sisters Regan and Goneril. Meanwhile, evil brews at the Gloucester castle as Edgar falls victim to his brother's deception. As battle lines are drawn and backs are stabbed, Lear rages against a fearsome storm. Can a man undo his wrongs? Will Cordelia be saved? Or will the wheels of fate crush all in its way?

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