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The Resource King Lear, by William Shakespeare ; 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, (DVD)

King Lear, by William Shakespeare ; 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, (DVD)

Label
King Lear
Title
King Lear
Statement of responsibility
by William Shakespeare ; 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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Proposing to divide his vast kingdom amongst his three daughters, Goneril, Regan and Cornelia, Lear devises a test for his offspring to convince him of their suitability and compassion for rule. Goneril and Regan's true colors emerge, uncovering a vast conspiracy of greed and cruelty within the once loyal dynasty
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Paul Wheeler ; editor, David Blackmore, David Thrasher ; music, Seven Edis ; production designer, Eric Walmsley
Dewey number
791.45/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Ian McKellen, Frances Barber, Monica Dolan, Romola Garai, Peter Hinton, Jonathan Hyde, William Gaunt, Sylvester McCoy, Philip Winchester, Ben Meyjes, Guy Williams, Julian Harries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1958-
  • 1982-
  • 1948-
  • 1937-
  • 1943-
  • 1981-
  • 1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McKellen, Ian
  • Barber, Frances
  • Dolan, Monica
  • Garai, Romola
  • Hinton, Peter
  • Hyde, Jonathan
  • Gaunt, William
  • McCoy, Sylvester
  • Winchester, Philip
  • Meyjes, Ben
  • Williams, Guy
  • Harries, Julian
  • Nunn, Trevor
  • Price, Richard
  • Hunt, Chris
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Royal Shakespeare Company
  • Performance Company
  • Iambic Productions
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
  • Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
173
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lear, King (Legendary character)
  • Goneril (Legendary character)
  • Kings and rulers
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Conspiracy
  • Avarice
Technique
live action
Label
King Lear, by William Shakespeare ; 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, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on television in 2008; broadcast in the U.S. in 2009
  • Filmed in high definition at Pinewood Studios
  • Special features: interview with Ian McKellen (29 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn317413090
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 173 min.)
Isbn
9780793670666
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887010672
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
GPKL601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)317413090
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
King Lear, by William Shakespeare ; 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, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on television in 2008; broadcast in the U.S. in 2009
  • Filmed in high definition at Pinewood Studios
  • Special features: interview with Ian McKellen (29 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn317413090
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 173 min.)
Isbn
9780793670666
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887010672
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
GPKL601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)317413090
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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