King Lear

1974 NR 3h 0m DVD

King Lear

1974 NR 3h 0m DVD
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James Earl Jones delivers a riveting performance as paranoid patriarch King Lear, an aging monarch who insists that his three daughters prove their love for him, only to learn he's exalted the two who seek to destroy him. This live performance recording of Joseph Papp's New York Shakespeare Festival production deftly envisions the bard's haunting tragedy with a fine supporting cast, including Raul Julia, Paul Sorvino and Rene Auberjonois.
Cast
Ellen Holly, James Earl Jones, Lee Chamberlin, Paul Sorvino, Rosalind Cash, Rene Auberjonois, Raul Julia
Director
Edwin Sherin
Format
DVD
Screen
Full Screen 1.33:1
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Rating
NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.

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