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Death of King Lear, The

Synopsis
A DVD of Robert Wilson’s video work THE DEATH OF KING LEAR. The production incorporates William Carlos Williams’ poem ‘The Last Words of my English Grandmother’, and John Gielgud reciting from King Lear (V iii) taken from the sound recording AGES OF MAN.
Language
English
Country
Spain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Duration
8 mins

Credits

Director
Robert Wilson (3)
Cinematographer
Manny Gutierrez
Contributor
John Gielgud
Cast
Robert Wilson (3) 

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
The production was produced by Imatco/Atanor for Television Espanola for the television series EL ARTE DEL VIDEO. The Spanish transmission date has not been ascertained.

Production Company

Name

Imatco/Atanor

Address
Spain

Archive

Name

Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT)

Email
toft@nypl.org
Web
http://www.nypl.org/locations/lpa/theatre-film-and-tape-archive External site opens in new window
Phone
+ 1 (212) 870-1642
Fax
(212) 8701868
Address
Billy Rose Theatre Collection
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York,New York
10023-7498
USA

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