Omnibus: King Lear
Omnibus: King Lear (1953)

One of the first important distinctions to be made about this version of King Lear is that it is not the same version directed by Peter Brook in 1971. Brook was responsible for the staging of this 1953 version, but it was Andrew McCullough… More

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Rated: G
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DVD Release Date: February 9, 2010
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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Remarkable performances in outstanding version of Lear.

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Sean Axmaker

... while it suffers in many ways as a Shakespeare adaptation, it also shows the possibilities of TV to combine theater and cinema with the intimacy inherent in TV...

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