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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Richard III (1937)

TitleRichard III
Release LocationsGB
Length18 mins
Play ConnectionsRichard III (scene(s))
SeriesScenes from Shakespeare


One of the very earliest transmissions of Shakespeare on television when the industry was still in its infancy. The scene selected was the wooing of Lady Anne by Richard Duke of Gloucester over her father-in-law's bier

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

Richard Duke Of GloucesterErnest Milton
Lady AnneBeatrix Lehmann
Men-At-ArmsW. Fleming
CastR. Glyn
Corpse Of King Henry VI [!]A. Hamilton

Production Team and Crew Overview

ProducerStephen Thomas

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell