The Tragedy of King Lear Part 2/I (1948)

An aging King invites disaster when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters and rejects his one loving, but honest one.

Director:

Royston Morley

Writers:

William Shakespeare (play), Royston Morley (adaptation) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
William Devlin William Devlin ... King Lear
Rosalie Crutchley ... Goneril
Nicolette Bernard Nicolette Bernard ... Regan
Ursula Howells Ursula Howells ... Cordelia
Henry Oscar ... Earl of Gloucester
Patrick Troughton ... Edmund
Robert Harris ... Edgar
Robert Sansom Robert Sansom ... Earl of Kent
Reginald Tate Reginald Tate ... Duke of Cornwall
Norman Claridge Norman Claridge ... Duke of Albany
John Chandos John Chandos ... Oswald
Victor Platt Victor Platt ... Servant to Cornwall / Herald
John Vere John Vere ... Servant to Cornwall / Gentleman
Archie Angus Archie Angus ... Servant to Cornwall / Doctor
Cyril Conway Cyril Conway ... Messenger
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Storyline

An aging King invites disaster when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters and rejects his one loving, but honest one.

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Genres:

Drama

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Official Sites:

BBC Genome

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 August 1948 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Version of King Lear (1987) See more »

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