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King Lear

Author: Films on Demand.; Films Media Group.
Publisher: Lawrenceville, NJ : Films Media Group ; Orangeville, ON : McIntyre Media [distributor] 2009
Edition/Format:   eVideo : EnglishView all editions and formats
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William Shakespeare's King Lear is considered one of the playwright's most haunting and enduring works, and its title role is a formidable right of passage for any Shakespearean actor. This 2008 PBS telecast marks the return of the legendary Sir Ian McKellen to the Royal Shakespeare Company, a reunion that features his tour-de-force achievement as the abused and tormented monarch. After a world tour that included  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films on Demand.; Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 700415574
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed Dec. 08, 2010).
"William Shakespeare's King Lear is considered one of the playwright's most haunting and enduring works, and its title role is a formidable right of passage for any Shakespearean actor. This 2008 PBS telecast marks the return of the legendary Sir Ian McKellen to the Royal Shakespeare Company, a reunion that features his tour-de-force achievement as the abused and tormented monarch. After a world tour that included New York, Los Angeles, and Melbourne, the RSC production concluded with sell-out performances in London's West End, then went straight to Pinewood Studios for this special recording. Co-directed for television by Sir Trevor Nunn and Chris Hunt. Distributed by PBS Distribution. (150 minutes)."
Cast: Sir Ian McKellen.
Description: 1 streaming video (150 minutes.)
Details: Mode of access: Internet.
Contents: A Plan Revealed (1:21) --
Lear Divides His Kingdom (2:04) --
Goneril and Regan Profess Love (1:59) --
Cordelia's Profession of Love (2:07) --
Banishment of Earl of Kent (2:42) --
Cordelia and King of France (4:10) --
Scheming Daughters (1:25) --
Edmund's Soliloquy (2:06) --
Forged Letter (2:35) --
Brother vs. Brother (2:20) --
A Daughter's Plot (1:21) --
Return of Kent (1:52) --
King's Honor Saved (1:46) --
Wise Fool (4:37) --
A Daughter's Disrespect (2:48) --
Lear Curses His Daughter (1:50) --
Father vs. Daughter (4:11) --
Edmund's Plot Against His Brother (3:02) --
Cornwall and Regan at Gloucester's Castle (2:19) --
Kent and Oswald Fight (1:39) --
Kent Ordered in Stocks (4:05) --
Letter from Cordelia (0:52) --
Edgar in Disguise (1:56) --
Lear at Gloucester's Castle (3:30) --
(3:04) --
(3:37) --
Daughters Betray Their Father (3:36) --
Kent Sends a Message to Cordelia (1:22) --
Lear in the Storm (2:24) --
Lear Takes Shelter (1:13) --
Gloucester Confides in His Son (1:31) --
Edgar in Disguise (4:38) --
Gloucester Rescues Lear (2:09) --
Conspiracy (0:59) --
Lear's Mock Trial and Madness (4:15) --
Gloucester (2:33) --
Torture of Gloucester (3:37) --
Gloucester Betrayed (2:24) --
(3:28) --
Goneril Sides with Edmund (2:50) --
News of Torture and Murder Revealed (1:07) --
Cordelia Searches for Lear (0:42) --
Regan's Scheme to Kill Gloucester (1:23) --
Gloucester Attempts Suicide (2:44) --
Edgar Saves Gloucester (1:58) --
Ravings of King Lear (6:01) --
Soldiers Find King Lear (1:50) --
Oswald's Attempt on Gloucester's Life (1:40) --
Letters Reveal a Plot (0:47) --
Cordelia and Lear Reunite (3:48) --
Lear Begs for Forgiveness (3:03) --
Love Triangle (2:29) --
Goneril's Plot Revealed (0:56) --
Lear and Daughters Captured (1:40) --
Cordelia and Lear's Destiny (2:56) --
Edmund's Treason (2:50) --
(2:06) --
Brother Against Brother (2:05) --
Edgar's Identity Revealed (2:24) --
Death of Two Sisters (2:01) --
Death of Cordelia (1:28) --
Shakespeare's King Lear (1:44) --
Shakespeare's King Lear (3:27)

Abstract:

William Shakespeare's King Lear is considered one of the playwright's most haunting and enduring works, and its title role is a formidable right of passage for any Shakespearean actor. This 2008 PBS telecast marks the return of the legendary Sir Ian McKellen to the Royal Shakespeare Company, a reunion that features his tour-de-force achievement as the abused and tormented monarch. After a world tour that included New York, Los Angeles, and Melbourne, the RSC production concluded with sell-out performances in London's West End, then went straight to Pinewood Studios for this special recording.

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