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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

King Lear (1954)

TitleKing Lear
Release LocationsUSA
MediumBlack & white video
Length15 mins
Play ConnectionsKing Lear (scene(s))
SeriesOn Stage Series


An Audio-Brandon catalog describes this as a scene in which "King Lear is rejected by both his daughters." Monty Woolley stars

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

King LearMonty Woolley

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell