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King Lear

Author: William ShakespeareShaun SuttonJonathan MillerMichael HordernJohn ShrapnelAll authors
Publisher: New York : Ambrose Video Publishing, [between 2000 and 2001]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : CD for computer : Document : NTSC color broadcast system   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Intending to divide his realm among his three daughters, the dictatorial Lear commands each give a testimony of her love. But after the gushing of malevolent Goneril and Regan, loyal Cordelia states: "I love your majesty according to my bond; nor more nor less." She is banished, and Lear's descent into madness begins. Stars Michael Hordern and John Shrapnel. - Container.
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Genre/Form: DVD
Video
Tragedies
Drama
Fiction television programs
Made-for-TV movies
Television adaptations
Television plays
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: William Shakespeare; Lear, King of England (Legendary character); Lear, King of England (Legendary character); William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Shaun Sutton; Jonathan Miller; Michael Hordern; John Shrapnel; John Bird; Gillian Barge; Penelope Wilton; Brenda Blethyn; British Broadcasting Corporation,; Time-Life Television,
OCLC Number: 46360574
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles.
Notes: "Tragedy"--Container.
"Word for word as written by William Shakespeare"--Container.
Extras: the complete script in Microsoft Word document format.
Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1982.
Shakespeare is rightly considered the world's greatest playwright for the soaring beauty of his language, for his profound insight into human nature, for the truths he dramatized and for the realism of the characters he created. He was, and remains, a superb entertainer. Feauturing some of Britain's most distinguished theatrical talent, these DVDs are ideal for libraries, educational purposes and continuing personal enjoyment. Ambrose Video, the exclusive distributor of these Shakespeare plays produced by BBC & Time-Life Films, has digitally restored the masters (which are over 20 years old) for the best DVD viewing experience possible. - Container.
Credits: Senior cameraman, Ron Green ; videotape editor, Howard Dell.
Cast: Gillian Barge (Goneril), John Bird (Duke of Albany), Brenda Blethyn (Cordelia), Julian Curry (Duke of Cornwall), John Grillo (Oswald), Michael Hordern (King Lear), Michael Kitchen (Edmund), Anton Lesser (Edgar), Frank Middlemass (Fool), Norman Rodway (Earl of Gloucester), John Shrapnel (Earl of Kent), Harry Waters (King of France), David Weston (Duke of Burgundy), Penelope Wilton (Regan), Iain Armstrong (First Gentleman), Ken Stott (Curan), Stuart Blake (First Servant), Tony Sympson (Second Servant).
Event notes: Taped Mar. 26-Apr. 2, 1982 at the BBC Television studios in London.
Description: 1 videodisc (185 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-video; digitally remastered; picture & sound enhanced.; System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.
Other Titles: King Lear (Television program : 1982)
Shakespeare plays (Television program)
Responsibility: by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; produced by Shaun Sutton ; directed by Jonathan Miller.
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Intending to divide his realm among his three daughters, the dictatorial Lear commands each give a testimony of her love. But after the gushing of malevolent Goneril and Regan, loyal Cordelia states: "I love your majesty according to my bond; nor more nor less." She is banished, and Lear's descent into madness begins. Stars Michael Hordern and John Shrapnel. - Container.

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