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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

King Lear (1964)

TitleKing Lear
Release LocationsUSA
MediumBlack & white video
Length2 hrs, 20 mins
Audiencejunior high
high school
Play ConnectionsKing Lear (abridgment)
SeriesFair Adventure Series


A five-part abridgement of the play with commentary by Dr. Frank Baxter. For other films in this series, see 180, 311, 426, 463, 487, 508, 546, 614 and 653

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

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell