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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

King Lear: An Introduction (1969)

TitleKing Lear: An Introduction
Release LocationsGB
MediumColor video
Length27 mins
Audiencecollege and university
high school
Play ConnectionsKing Lear (abridgment)
SeriesThe Shakespeare Series [BHE]


The sixth in a series of six abridged versions of the plays (see also 41, 228, 323, 406, 656). See AYL, 41, for overview

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

Company Overview

Producer British Home Entertainment (BHE)
Producer Seabourne Enterprises

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell