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Frederick Warder in Shakespeare's Women & Claire Bloom

Shakespeare's Women & Claire Bloom

1999 NR

Legendary Shakespearean actress Claire Bloom shares her perspective on some of the Bard's most fascinating female characters including Juliet, Portia, Rosalind, Lady Anne and Gertrude. Bloom introduces each play and explains how a particular character fits into the story, then quickly switches into character and performs a riveting passage. Some of the character studies are supplemented by film clips of Bloom's earlier on-screen performances.