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King Lear

Author: Laurence OlivierColin BlakelyAnna Calder-MarshallJohn HurtDiana RiggAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Award-winning production of the classic Shakespeare play in which an old king prematurely divides his kingdom among his 3 daughters.
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Genre/Form: Television adaptations
Tragedies
Film adaptations
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; King (Legendary character) Lear
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Olivier; Colin Blakely; Anna Calder-Marshall; John Hurt; Diana Rigg; William Shakespeare; Films for the Humanities (Firm); Granada Television (Firm)
OCLC Number: 857898505
Cast: Laurence Olivier (King Lear), Colin Blakely (Kent), Anna Calder-Marshall (Cordelia), Jeremy Kemp (Cornwall), Robert Lanc (Albany), Robert Lindsay (Edmund), Leo McKern (Gloucester), David Threlfall (Edgar), John Hurt (The Fool), Diana Rigg (Regan).
Description: 2 videocassettes (158 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: Granada Television of England ; directed by Michael Elliott.

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Award-winning production of the classic Shakespeare play in which an old king prematurely divides his kingdom among his 3 daughters.

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