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|Named Person:||Richard, King of England; Edward, King of England; Edward, King of England; Richard, King of England|
|Material Type:||Internet resource, Videorecording|
|Document Type:||Visual material, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Laurence Olivier; Colley Cibber; David Garrick; Cedric Hardwicke; Nicholas Hannen; Ralph Richardson, Sir; John Gielgud; Mary Kerridge; Paul Huson; Claire Bloom; Otto Heller; Carmen Dillon; Helga Cranston; William Walton; Roger Furse; William Shakespeare; London Film Productions.; Janus Films.
|Language Note:||English with English subtitles ; closed-captioned.|
|Notes:||Originally produced as a motion picture in 1955.
Based on the play by William Shakespeare.
Special features: new high-definition digital transfer, including newly discovered footage from the original theatrical release, with restored image and sound; audio commentary by playwright and stage director Russel Lees, joined by John Wilders, former governor of the Royal Shakespeare Company; "Great acting: Laurence Olivier", a 1966 BBC interview with Olivier hosted by renowned theater critic Kenneth Tynan; gallery of on-set and production stills and posters, featuring excerpts from Olivier's autobiography "On acting"; 12-minute television trailer, including footage of Olivier, producer Alexander Korda, production designer Roger Furse, and other crew members at work in Shepperton Studios; original theatrical trailer; essay by film historian Bruce Eder.
|Credits:||Director of photography, Otto Heller ; art director, Carmen Dillon ; editor, Helga Cranston ; original music, William Walton ; production designer, Roger Furse ; special effects, Wally Veevers.|
|Cast:||Cedric Hardwicke, Nicholas Hannen, Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud, Mary Kerridge, Paul Huson, Claire Bloom.|
|Description:||2 videodiscs (ca. 158 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.|
|Details:||DVD; Dolby Digital mono.|
|Contents:||Special features: disc 1. New high-definition digital transfer, including newly discovered footage from the original theatrical release, with restored image and sound and enhanced for widescreen televisions --
Audio commentary by playwright and stage director Russell Lees, joined by John Wilders, former governor of the royal Shakespeare Company --
Language: English mono --
Subtitles: English. disc 2. "Great acting: Laurence Olivier" a 1966 BBC interview --
Gallery of on-set and production stills and posters --
12-minute television trailer, including footage of Olivier, producer Alexander Korda, production designer Roger Furse, and other crew members at work in Shepperton Studios --
Original theatrical trailer --
Essay by film historian Bruce Eder.
|Series Title:||Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 213.|
|Other Titles:||Richard III (Motion picture : 1955)
William Shakespeare's Richard III
|Responsibility:||London Film Productions ; Janus Films ; producer, Laurence Olivier ; [textual alterations], Colley Cibber, David Garrick ; director, Laurence Olivier.|