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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (187 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Ambrose Video, 1982.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Michael Hordern, Brenda Blethyn
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by Ambrose Video in 1982.
Summary, etc.:
This production is part of a famous series produced by BBC of all of William Shakespeare's plays. The resulting films, renowned for their loyalty to the text, utilized the best theatrical and television directors and brought highly praised performances from leading contemporary actors.. Intending to divide his realm among his three daughters, the dictatorial Lear commands each give a testimony of her love. But after the gushing of malevolent Goneril and Regan, loyal Cordelia states: "I love your majesty according to my bond; nor more nor less." She is banished, and Lear's descent into madness begins.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Literature.
Motion pictures.
Genre: Feature films.

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