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The Resource King Lear, by William Shakespeare ; a co-production of The Performance Company, Iambic Productions, Channel 4, Thirteen/WNET New York and NHK Japan ; produced by Richard Price and Chris Hunt ; produced for the RSC, Denis Wood ; directed by Trevor Nunn and Chris Hunt, (videorecording)

King Lear, by William Shakespeare ; a co-production of The Performance Company, Iambic Productions, Channel 4, Thirteen/WNET New York and NHK Japan ; produced by Richard Price and Chris Hunt ; produced for the RSC, Denis Wood ; directed by Trevor Nunn and Chris Hunt, (videorecording)

Label
King Lear
Title
King Lear
Statement of responsibility
by William Shakespeare ; a co-production of The Performance Company, Iambic Productions, Channel 4, Thirteen/WNET New York and NHK Japan ; produced by Richard Price and Chris Hunt ; produced for the RSC, Denis Wood ; directed by Trevor Nunn and Chris Hunt
Title variation
Ian McKellen in the Royal Shakespeare Company's
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, they uncover 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
Date time place
Originally broadcast on television in 2008
Dewey number
791.45/72
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.K56 2009
PerformerNote
Ian McKellen, Frances Barber, Monica Dolan, Romola Garai, Peter Hinton, Jonathan Hyde, Seymour Matthews, William Gaunt, Sylvester McCoy, Philip Winchester
Runtime
150
Technique
live action
Label
King Lear, by William Shakespeare ; a co-production of The Performance Company, Iambic Productions, Channel 4, Thirteen/WNET New York and NHK Japan ; produced by Richard Price and Chris Hunt ; produced for the RSC, Denis Wood ; directed by Trevor Nunn and Chris Hunt, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Special features: Exclusive interview with Ian McKellen
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
5061293
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 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)ocn317413090
  • (OCoLC)317413090
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, filmed in High Definition
Video recording format
DVD
Label
King Lear, by William Shakespeare ; a co-production of The Performance Company, Iambic Productions, Channel 4, Thirteen/WNET New York and NHK Japan ; produced by Richard Price and Chris Hunt ; produced for the RSC, Denis Wood ; directed by Trevor Nunn and Chris Hunt, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Special features: Exclusive interview with Ian McKellen
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
5061293
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 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)ocn317413090
  • (OCoLC)317413090
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, filmed in High Definition
Video recording format
DVD

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