King Lear

King Lear

Director: Joseph Papp Cast: Tom Aldredge, René Auberjonois, Raul Julia

DVD (Dolby 5.1 / Mono)

Overview

James Earl Jones stars in this recorded-for-television production of King Lear, which comes to DVD with a standard full-frame transfer that preserves the original broadcast aspect ratio of 1.33:1. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Mono. There are neither subtitles nor closed-captions on this release. There are no supplemental materials of any consequence, but this Image title should be worthwhile for anyone with an interesting the source material.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/18/2001
UPC: 0014381088328
Original Release: 1974
Rating: NR
Source: Image Entertainment
Region Code: 1
Sound: [Dolby Digital, monaural]
Time: 2:56:00

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Scene Index

Side #1 -- King Lear
0. Scene Selection
1. Opening [1:16]
2. Introduction [3:50]
3. Act I: A Kingdom Divided [19:03]
4. Edmund And Gloucester [10:07]
5. Goneril's True Colors [1:04]
6. "Sharper than a serpent's tooth." [17:12]
7. The Fool's Orders [2:50]
8. Act II: A Conspiracy At Hand [5:26]
9. "Draw, you rascal!" [7:23]
10. Edgar In The Woods [1:02]
11. Regan's False Face [16:27]
12. Act III: The Storm's Fury [3:48]
13. Gloucester's Castle [1:27]
14. "His daughters seek his death," [9:54]
15. Malicious Fortune [:57]
16. "Oppressed nature sleeps." [6:32]
17. "Pluck out his eyes." [5:19]
18. Act IV: Wandering Blind [4:37]
19. Monsters Of The Deep [5:18]
20. Kent's Discovery At Dover [1:09]
21. A Daughter Waits [1:24]
22. "My Lord is dead." [2:04]
23. "They flattered me like a dog." [17:06]
24. A Wheel Of Fire [6:15]
25. Act V: Preparing For Battle [3:07]
26. A Race Against Time [:54]
27. A Final Howl [18:17]
28. Credits [1:41]

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