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Title King Lear [videorecording] / New York Shakespeare Festival Production ; produced by Joseph Papp ; written by William Shakespeare ; directed by Edwin Sherin.

Imprint Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, [2001]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    822.33 KIN    Available
Description 1 videodisc (176 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits Music, Charles Gross.
Performer Host, Hal Holbrook.
Cast 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.
Event Originally televised as a production of Thirteen/WNET for Theater in America on PBS, originally broadcast 2/20/74.
Summary A New York Shakespeare Festival production of William Shakespeare's play in which tragedy occurs when an old king divides his kingdom between his daughters.
System Details DVD.
Subject Lear, King of England (Legendary character) -- Drama.
Television plays -- United States.
Added Author Papp, Joseph.
Kassel, Virginia.
Sherin, Edwin.
Venza, Jac.
Holbrook, Hal.
Jones, James Earl.
Watson, Douglass, 1921-1989.
Sorvino, Paul.
Julia, Raul.
Cash, Rosalind.
Chamberlin, Lee.
Holly, Ellen, 1931-
Gross, Charles, 1934-
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Lear.
New York Shakespeare Festival Productions.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Broadway Theatre Archive.
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Note Title on container William Shakespeare's King Lear
Added Title Theater in America (Television program)
Standard No. 014381088328
Music No. ID0883BDDVD Image Entertainment

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