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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

King Real and the Hoodlums (1983, John Fox)

TitleKing Real and the Hoodlums
Release LocationsGB
DirectorJohn Fox
Length50 mins
Play ConnectionsKing Lear (burlesque)


Described by Olwen Terris as a "musical grotesquerie" based on King Lear

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 Team and Crew Overview

DirectorJohn Fox

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell