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Creative Arts Television, 1957, 29 minutes
"Scenes from Shakespeare's "Richard III" showing his steady progression into deceit. Performers: Robert Blossom, Robert Lansing, Frank Groseclose, Arthur Malet, Nan Martin, and Wayne Tippit. 1957."
BBC TV, 1983, 3 hours, 49 minutes
Director: Jane Howell
Performers: Peter Aldwyn, Peter Benson, Brian Binns, Michael Byrne, Ron Cook
Call Number: UCF Main Library DVD Collection - 3rd Floor -- PR2821.A23R5 2004
Criterion Collection. Originally released as a motion picture in 1955.
Director: Laurence Olivier
Performers: Cedric Hardwicke, Nicholas Hannen, Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud, Mary Kerridge, Paul Huson, Claire Bloom. check availability
another release of same film: UCF Main Library DVD Collection - 3rd Floor -- PR2821.A23R5 2006 - check availability
The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare. History
Call Number: UCF Main Library DVD Collection -- PR2762.D73
produced by BBC & Time-Life Films
"A dramatization of five of Shakespeare's historic plays, featuring some of Britain's most distinguished theatrical talent."
Contents: Henry IV part I (147 min.) -- Henry IV part II (151 min.) -- Henry V (163 min.) -- Richard II (157 min.) -- Richard III (228 min.).
Performers: Jon Finch, Anthony Quayle, David Gwillim (Henry IV parts I and II); David Gwillim, Rod Edwards, Julian Glover (Henry V); Derek Jacobi, Sir John Gielgud, Charles Gray, John Finch, Dame Wendy Hiller (Richard II); Michael Byrne, Brian Protheroe (Richard III). check availability
Shakespeare: The Animated Tales
Call Number: UCF CMC DVD Collection -- DVD 822.33Sha
"Series produced in Russia and Wales. Christmas Films with S4C in association with BBC Wales, Home Box Office and Fujisankei."
Disc 1: Tempest / directed by Stanislav Sokolov (25 min.) -- Midsummer night's dream / directed, designed and animated by Robert Saakiants (25 min.)-- As you like it / directed by Alexei Karayev (25 min.) -- Disc 2: Hamlet / directed by Natalia Orlova (25 min.) -- Julius Caesar / directed by Yuri Kulakov -- Richard III / directed by Natasha Orlova (25 min.) -- Disc 3: Romeo and Juliet / directed by Efim Gambourg (25 min.) -- Othello / directed and designed by Nikolai Serebriakov (25 min.) -- Winter's tale / directed by Stanislav Sokolov (25 mn.) -- Disc 4: Macbeth / directed by Nikolai Serebriakov (25 min.) -- Taming of the shrew / directed by Aida Ziablikova (25 min.) -- Twelfth night / directed by Maria Muat (25 min.).
Featuring the voice talents of Antony Sher, Joss Ackland, Jenny Agutter, with others. check availability
"This text explores how memories and traces of the reign of Richard III survived a century and more to influence the world and work of William Shakespeare, offering a new approach to the cultural history of the Tudor era, whilst shedding fresh light on the sources and preoccupations of Shakespeare's play."