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King Richard II

Synopsis
Series of twelve educational films designed as ‘an introduction to each play’s theme or atmosphere’. This extract features sequences from Richard II featuring John of Gaunt’s deathbed speech (II i) and Richard’s soliloquy in the dungeon at Pomfret (V v).
Series
Shakespeare Series, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1974
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Credits

Director
Peter Seabourne
Cast
Colin Farrell 
Mark Kingston 
Paul Chapman 

Production Company

Name

Realist Film Unit

Archive

Name

Folger Shakespeare Library

Email
reference@folger.edu
Web
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Phone
(202) 544 4600
Fax
(202) 544 4623
Address
201 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington
DC 20003
USA
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