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King Lear

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Summary:Dramatization of William Shakespeare's play about a foolish, aging king who invites disaster when he abdicates his throne to his corrupt, toadying daughters and rejects his one honest one.
Contributor:Olivier, Laurence 1907-1989
Blakely, Colin
Calder-Marshall, Anna
Hurt, John 1940
Kemp, Jeremy 1934
Lang, Robert
Lindsay, Robert 1949
McKern, Leo 1920-2002
Threlfull, David
Tutin, Dorothy 1930
Rigg, Diana
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616
Provider:Granada Television
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:not captured
Credits:Cast: Laurence Olivier, Colin Blakely, Anna Calder-Marshall, John Hurt, Jeremy Kemp, Robert Lang, Robert Lindsay, Leo McKern, David Threlfull, Dorothy Tutin, Diana Rigg. Music composed and conducted by Gordon Crosse ; played by members of the Halle Orchestra.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Literature, Print Culture
Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Theater
Collection:Films@UM
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