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King Lear

Synopsis
Radio adaptation, heavily abridged by William Dawkins, of William Oyler’s 1951 production of King Lear for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. The performance was prefaced by Jennings Pierce of KMED radio interviewing Angus L. Bowmer and members of the cast. Oyler then introduced the excerpts from the play.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
11 Aug 1951 at 16:30 (Channel: NBC)
Duration
30 mins

Credits

Director
Andrew C. Love
Writer
William Shakespeare
Contributor
Angus Bowmer; William Oyler
Adaptor for Radio
William Dawkins
Cast
Richard GrahamLear
Barbara Huggins 

Additional Details

Theatre company
Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Notes

History
Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s first NBC broadcast,

Production Company

Name

Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Contact
Archivist
Email
archives@osfashland.org
Web
http://www.osfashland.org External site opens in new window
Phone
+ 541 482 2111
Address
15 S Pioneer Street
Ashland
Oregon 97520

Archive

Name

Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division

Web
http://loc.gov/rr/record External site opens in new window
Phone
(202) 707-7833
Address
Recorded Sound Reference Centre
101 Independence Avenue, S.E.
Room LM-113
Washington, DC 20540

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