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King Lear

Author: Michael ElliotLaurence OlivierJohn HurtLeo McKernDiana RiggAll authors
Publisher: [United Kingdom] : Network [distributor], 2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The ageing King Lear abdicates his throne and surrenders his kingdom to his three daughters - Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. How much land they get is dependent on how much love they show for him, to be demonstrated in a speech, but Cordelia refused to play her father's senile games and is banished. Little does Lear understand that this is the first step on a path that could result in the destruction of the  Read more...
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Named Person: William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Elliot; Laurence Olivier; John Hurt; Leo McKern; Diana Rigg; Anna Calder-Marshall; Colin Blakely; Jeremy Kemp; Robert Lindsay; Robert Lang; David Threlfall; Dorothy Tutin; Brian Cox; Esmond Knight; Edward Petherbridge; William Shakespeare; Granada Television.; Granada Ventures.; ITV Productions Ltd
OCLC Number: 694304240
Notes: "Laurence Olivier won an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor for his forceful and compelling performance as Lear..."--Container.
"Nominated for three BAFTAs, Michael Elliott's production for Granada Television set the benchmark for all other adaptations of this sad tale"--Container.
"© 1983 ITV Productions Ltd"--Disc label.
"VFC15098"--Disc label.
Credits: Producer, Laurence Olivier ; director, Michael Elliott ; introductory commentary, John Bell ; executive producer, David Plowright ; original music, Gordon Crosse ; costume design, Tanya Moiseiwitsch.
Cast: Laurence Olivier, John Hurt, Leo McKern, Diana Rigg, Anna Calder-Marshall, Colin Blakely, Jeremy Kemp, Robert Lindsay, Robert Lang, David Threlfall, Dorothy Tutin, Brian Cox, Esmond Knight, Edward Petherbridge.
Target Audience: Censorship classification: 15 (G.B.)
Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (ca. 158 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 cm.
Details: Dolby digital mono ; region 2, PAL.
Other Titles: William Shakespeare's King Lear
Laurence Olivier King Lear
Responsibility: Laurence Olivier presents.

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"The ageing King Lear abdicates his throne and surrenders his kingdom to his three daughters - Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. How much land they get is dependent on how much love they show for him, to be demonstrated in a speech, but Cordelia refused to play her father's senile games and is banished. Little does Lear understand that this is the first step on a path that could result in the destruction of the kingdom..."--Container.

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