Andrew McCullough, Franco Zeffirelli, Laurence Olivier, Orson Welles
|Runtime:||9 hours and 5 minutes|
|Synopsis:||King Lear (1953) (TV)|
An aging King invites disaster when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters and rejects his one loving, but honest one.
The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice (1952)
After Othello (Orson Welles), a Moor serving as the commander of the Venetian military, marries Desdemona (Suzanne Cloutier), the daughter of a nobleman, Iago (Micheál MacLiammóir), an ensign who despises the general, plots to convince him that his new bride has been unfaithful.
In fog-dripping, barren and sometimes macabre settings, 11th-century Scottish nobleman Macbeth is led by an evil prophecy and his ruthless yet desirable wife to the treasonous act that makes him king. But he does not enjoy his newfound, dearly-won kingship.
William Shakespeare's tale of tragedy of murder and revenge in the royal halls of medieval Denmark.
Romeo and Juliet (1968)
In Shakespeare's classic play, the Montagues and Capulets, two families of Renaissance Italy, have hated each other for years, but the son of one family and the daughter of the other fall desperately in love and secretly marry.
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|Encoding: ||Region 0* [See details]|
|Format: || Fullscreen |
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|Sound: ||Dolby Sound|
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