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Collectors’ Library of Ten Great Shakespeare Plays: Concise Acting Versions

Synopsis
`Concise acting versions’ of ten plays read by Richard Burton, Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud, Peggy Ashcroft, Anna Massey, Sarah Churchill, Michael Redgrave, Peter Finch, Peter O’Toole and others. The plays are Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, Othello, King Lear, The Merchant of Venice, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Taming of the Shrew and Henry V. Accompanying script book (127pp) to the ten sound discs prepared under the supervision of Bernard Grebanier.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1961

Credits

Contributor
Bernard Grebanier
Cast
Anna Massey 
John Gielgud 
Michael Redgrave 
Peggy Ashcroft 
Peter Finch 
Peter O’Toole 
Ralph Richardson 
Richard Burton 
Sarah Churchill 

Additional Details

Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Production Company

Name

Murray Hill Records

Archive

Name

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound

Email
rha@nypl.org
Web
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Phone
(212) 870 1663
Address
New York Public Library of Recorded Sound
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York
NY 100123

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