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Entertainment One Ltd., 1953, 1 hour 22 minutes
Director: Andrew McCullough
Performers: Orson Welles, Natasha Parry, Arnold Moss, Bramwell Fletcher, David J. Stewart, Margaret Phillips, Beatrice Straight, Alan Badel
Broadway Theatre Archive, 1974, 2 hours 49 minutes
Director: Edwin Sherin
Performers: Paul Sorvino, Raul Julia, Rosalind Cash,Lee Chamberlin, Ellen Holly, René Auberjonois, Tom Aldredge, Douglass Watson, George Dzundza, Robert Stattel, Frederick Coffin, James Earl Jones, James Harper
TMW Media Group, 1982, 3 hours 2 minutes
Director: Alan Cooke
Performers: Mike Kellin, Darryl Hickman, Charles Aidman, David Groh, Gela Nash, Kitty Winn, Melora Marshall, Sam Anderson, Carl Strano, Bart Braverman, Brian Kerwin, Joel Bailey, Daryl Anderson, Vincent Caristi
Films For The Humanities & Sciences, 1988, 2 hours 14 minutes
Director: Michael Elliott
Performers: Laurence Olivier, Dorothy Tutin, Diana Rigg, Anna Calder-Marshall, Jeremy Kemp, Colin Blakely, Leo McKern, Mississippi John Hurt
BBC, 1998, 2 hours 19 minutes
Director: Sir Richard Eyre
Performers: Sir Ian Holm, Barbara Flynn, Amanda Redman, Michael Bryant, Paul Rhys, Finbar Lynch, Victoria Hamilton, Michael Simkins, Adrian Irvine, Nicholas Richard Bailey, William Osborne, David Lyon, David Burke, Timothy West
2011, 3 hours 20 minutes
Director: Beverly Bullock
Performers: Bill Fairbairn, Carol Jacobanis, Patricia McNamara, Katherine Kelly Litz, Marc Greece, Peter Herrick, Ron Dreyer, Joseph Small, Joseph Mitchell Parks, Brian Morvant
Royal Shakespeare Company, 2016, 3 hours 1 minute
Director: Robin Lough
Performers: Sir Antony Sher, Nia Gwynne, Kelly Williams, Natalie Simpson, Clarence Smith, James Clyde, Marcus Griffiths, Theo Ogundipe, Antony Byrne, David Troughton, Oliver Johnstone, Paapa Essiedu, Graham Turner, Byron Mondahl, Kevin Golding
Call Number: UCF Main Library DVD Collection - 3rd Floor -- PR2819.A23 2001
Videodisc release of the production of Thirteen/WNET for Theater in America on PBS, originally broadcast in 1974.
New York Shakespeare Festival Production ; produced by Joseph Papp ; directed by Edwin Sherin.
Performers: Host, Hal Holbrook.
James Earl Jones (King Lear), Douglass Watson (Kent), Paul Sorvino (Gloucester), Raul Julia (Edmund), Rosalind Cash (Goneril), Lee Chamberlin (Cordelia), Ellen Holly (Regan), and other performers. ch4ck availability
Call Number: UCF Main Library DVD Collection - 3rd Floor -- PN1992.77.K56 2009
Originally broadcast on television in 2008; broadcast in the US in 2009.
Richard Price & Chris Hunt present ; a co-production of the Performance Company, Iambic Productions Limited, Thirteen/WNET New York and Channel 4 ; in association with NHK ; the Royal Shakespeare Company production ; produced by Richard Price and Chris Hunt ; directed by Trevor Nunn and Chris Hunt ; producer for the Royal Shakespeare Company, Denise Wood.
Performers: Ian McKellen, Frances Barber, Monica Dolan, Romola Garai, Peter Hinton, Jonathan Hyde, William Gaunt, Sylvester McCoy, Philip Winchester, Ben Meyjes, Guy Williams, Julian Harries. ch4ck availability
Call Number: UCF Main Library DVD Collection - 3rd Floor -- PN1997.R35 1998
"In 16th century Japan, an aging ruler attempts to divide his kingdom among his three sons, who turn against each other and betray their father, triggering events that ultimately shatter the kingdom, destroy the family, and drive their father insane. Based on Shakespeare's King Lear."
AAA, acteurs auteurs associés and Revcom Films ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide ; produced by Serge Silberman and Masato Hara ; directed by Akira Kurosawa.
In Japanese with English subtitles.
Performers: Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide, Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryu, Mieko Harada, Yoshiko Miyazaki. Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryu, Mieko Harada, Yoshiko Miyazaki. ch3ck availability
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- PR2819.W54 1995
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-- Presents concise, easy-to-understand biographical, critical, and bibliographical information on a specific literary work -- Provides multiple sources for book reports and term papers with a wealth of information on literary works, authors, and major characters -- Digests of critical extracts prefaced by headnotes ch4ck availability of print copy
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Contents: Introduction / Harold Bloom -- King Lear / Northrop Frye -- The emotional landscape of King Lear / Arthur Kirsch -- "Is this the promised end?" death and dying in King Lear / David Bevington -- King Lear: the tragic disjunction of wisdom and power / Paul A. Cantor -- Lear's system / Ralph Berry -- King Lear / Frank Kermode -- Lear's three shamings / Robert Lanier Reid -- Naked Lear / Millicent Bell -- Performance and text: King Lear / R.A. Foakes.
Films For The Humanities & Sciences, 1998, 28 minutes
Featured Speakers: Mark Burgess, Robert Whelan, Brian Blessed, Professor Stanley Wells, Doctor Robert Smallwood, Graham McTavish, Keith Frederick,Claire Laurie, Caroline Lennon, Phillipa Peak, Hildegarde Neil, Iain Stuart Robertson, Jason Riddington, Mark Denny
Films For The Humanities & Sciences, 2004, 1 hour 17 minutes
"This program features excerpts from four Royal Shakespeare Company productions : King Lear, Twelfth night, A midsummer night's dream, and Coriolanus. Each segment of the program includes key scenes from the play intertwined with interviews and explanations of the play with both actors and directors."
[PBS online video access expires February 2019]
- Antony & Cleopatra with Kim Cattrall (53 minutes)
- Romeo & Juliet with Joseph Fiennes (53 minutes)
- King Lear with Christopher Plummer (53 minutes)
- A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Hugh Bonneville (53 minutes)
- The Taming of the Shrew with Morgan Freeman (53 minutes)
- Othello with David Harewood (53 minutes)