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The Resource King Lear, Laurence Olivier presents ; by William Shakespeare ; directed by Michael Elliott ; executive producer, David Plowright ; Granada Television

King Lear, Laurence Olivier presents ; by William Shakespeare ; directed by Michael Elliott ; executive producer, David Plowright ; Granada Television

Label
King Lear
Title
King Lear
Statement of responsibility
Laurence Olivier presents ; by William Shakespeare ; directed by Michael Elliott ; executive producer, David Plowright ; Granada Television
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Sponsor
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Produced by Granada Television in their Manchester studios for transmission by the then fledgling Channel Four, this video production of King Lear is the timeless tale of avarice and lust for power in which a foolish king descends into madness after he divides his vast kingdom between two of his three daughters based on their flattery of him, unleashing a conspiracy of greed and cruelty and bringing tragic consequences for all
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Cataloging source
BKL
Characteristic
videorecording
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King Lear (Television program : 1983)
Credits note
Videotape editors, D. L. Hayes, Ron Swain ; production designer, Roy Stonehouse ; costume designer, Tanya Moiseiwitsch ; fight arranger, Bill Hobbs ; music composed and conducted by Gordon Crosse, played by members of the Halle Orchestra
Date time place
Originally broadcast on television on Channel 4 by Granada Television on Apr. 3, 1983
Dewey number
791.45/72
LC call number
PR2819
LC item number
.A23 1999
PerformerNote
Laurence Olivier, Colin Blakely, Anna Calder-Marshall, Jeremy Kemp, Robert Lang, Robert Lindsay, Leo McKern, David Threlfall, Dorothy Tutin, John Hurt, Diana Rigg, Brian Cox, Edward Petherbridge, Geoffrey Bateman, John Cording, Benny Young, Esmond Knight, Ian Ruskin, Paul Curran, Ronald Forfar, Harry Walker
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1931-1984
  • 1930-2006
  • 1907-1989
  • 1934-
  • 1934-2004
  • 1944-
  • 1946-
  • 1913-1986
  • 1940-2017
  • 1906-1987
  • 1949-
  • 1920-2002
  • 1936-
  • 1930-2001
  • 1949-
  • 1564-1616
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  • Elliott, Michael
  • Plowright, David
  • Olivier, Laurence
  • Blakely, Colin
  • Calder-Marshall, Anna
  • Kemp, Jeremy
  • Lang, Robert
  • Bateman, Geoffrey
  • Cording, John
  • Cox, Brian
  • Curran, Paul
  • Forfar, Ronald
  • Hurt, John
  • Knight, Esmond
  • Lindsay, Robert
  • McKern, Leo
  • Petherbridge, Edward
  • Rigg, Diana
  • Ruskin, Ian
  • Threlfall, David
  • Tutin, Dorothy
  • Young, Benny
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
  • Granada Television International
  • Granada Video (Firm)
  • Kultur International Films
Runtime
158
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  • Shakespeare, William
  • Lear
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Lear
  • Kings and rulers
  • Britons
  • Cordelia (Legendary character)
  • Goneril (Legendary character)
  • Regan (Legendary character)
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Aging parents
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Conspiracy
  • Avarice
  • Britons
  • Lear, King (Legendary character)
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Kings and rulers
  • Britons
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Aging parents
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Conspiracy
  • Avarice
  • Britons
  • Great Britain
Technique
live action
Label
King Lear, Laurence Olivier presents ; by William Shakespeare ; directed by Michael Elliott ; executive producer, David Plowright ; Granada Television
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features include: Cast; character descriptions; plot summary; scene-by-scene outline; biographies of William Shakespeare and Laurence Olivier; filmography of Laurence Olivier
  • Based on the play by William Shakespeare
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Act 1: Beginning/King Lear's palace -- The Earl of Gloucester's castle -- The Duke of Albany's palace -- A hall in the same -- Court before the same -- Act 2: Gloucester's castle -- Before Gloucester's castle -- A wood -- Before Gloucester's castle -- Act 3: A heath (Deleted by director) -- Another part of the heath -- Gloucester's castle -- The heath before a hovel -- Gloucester's castle -- A chamber in a farmhouse adjoining the castle -- Gloucester's castle -- Act 4: A heath -- Before Albany's palace -- The French camp near Dover (Deleted by director) -- The same. A tent (Deleted by director) -- Gloucester's castle -- Fields near Dover -- A tent in the French camp -- Act 5: The British camp, near Dover -- A field between the two camps -- The British camp near Dover -- Credits
Control code
ocm43943980
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (158 min.)
Isbn
9780769712239
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032031122390
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
D1223
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o43943980
  • (OCoLC)43943980
System details
DVD; NTSC; 4:3 full screen; Dolby 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
King Lear, Laurence Olivier presents ; by William Shakespeare ; directed by Michael Elliott ; executive producer, David Plowright ; Granada Television
Publication
Note
  • Special features include: Cast; character descriptions; plot summary; scene-by-scene outline; biographies of William Shakespeare and Laurence Olivier; filmography of Laurence Olivier
  • Based on the play by William Shakespeare
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Act 1: Beginning/King Lear's palace -- The Earl of Gloucester's castle -- The Duke of Albany's palace -- A hall in the same -- Court before the same -- Act 2: Gloucester's castle -- Before Gloucester's castle -- A wood -- Before Gloucester's castle -- Act 3: A heath (Deleted by director) -- Another part of the heath -- Gloucester's castle -- The heath before a hovel -- Gloucester's castle -- A chamber in a farmhouse adjoining the castle -- Gloucester's castle -- Act 4: A heath -- Before Albany's palace -- The French camp near Dover (Deleted by director) -- The same. A tent (Deleted by director) -- Gloucester's castle -- Fields near Dover -- A tent in the French camp -- Act 5: The British camp, near Dover -- A field between the two camps -- The British camp near Dover -- Credits
Control code
ocm43943980
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (158 min.)
Isbn
9780769712239
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032031122390
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
D1223
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o43943980
  • (OCoLC)43943980
System details
DVD; NTSC; 4:3 full screen; Dolby 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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