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The Resource Richard III, Janus Films ; a London Film ; [textual alterations], Colley Cibber, David Garrick ; produced and directed by Laurence Olivier, (videorecording)

Richard III, Janus Films ; a London Film ; [textual alterations], Colley Cibber, David Garrick ; produced and directed by Laurence Olivier, (videorecording)

Label
Richard III
Title
Richard III
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; a London Film ; [textual alterations], Colley Cibber, David Garrick ; produced and directed by Laurence Olivier
Title variation
  • Richard the Third
  • Janus Films presents Essential art house
  • Janus Films presents Essential art house
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Begins by recapitulating the final scene of Henry IV, Part III with Edward IV being crowned king. In the background of the celebration, Richard jealously views the proceedings. Soon afterwards, Edward IV is murdered, drowned in a vat of wine. Richard becomes king and, after proceeding with a succession of intrigues and duplicities, he finds his kingdom in dire peril, set upon by Henry Tudor and mustering a final defense for his realm at the Battle of Bosworth. An immortal tale of lust, murder, treachery and the ruthless pursuit of power
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Otto Heller ; art director, Carmen Dillon ; editor, Helga Cranston ; original music, William Walton ; production designer, Roger Furse ; special effects, Wally Veevers
Dewey number
  • 791.43/72
  • 822.3/3
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PR2821.A2
LC item number
O55 2009
PerformerNote
Cedric Hardwicke, Nicholas Hannen, Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud, Mary Kerridge, Paul Huson, Claire Bloom
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1907-1989
  • 1671-1757
  • 1717-1779
  • 1893-1964
  • 1881-1972
  • 1902-1983
  • 1904-2000
  • 1914-1999
  • 1931-
  • 1896-1970
  • 1908-2000
  • 1921-2013
  • 1902-1983
  • 1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Olivier, Laurence
  • Cibber, Colley
  • Garrick, David
  • Hardwicke, Cedric
  • Hannen, Nicholas
  • Richardson, Ralph
  • Gielgud, John
  • Kerridge, Mary
  • Huson, Paul
  • Bloom, Claire
  • Heller, Otto
  • Dillon, Carmen
  • Cranston, Helga
  • Walton, William
  • Furse, Roger
  • Shakespeare, William
  • London Film Productions
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
138
Series statement
Essential art house
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Richard
  • Edward
  • Murder
  • Shakespeare, William
Technique
live action
Label
Richard III, Janus Films ; a London Film ; [textual alterations], Colley Cibber, David Garrick ; produced and directed by Laurence Olivier, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1955
  • Based on the play by William Shakespeare
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn368350092
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodiscs (158 min.)
Isbn
9781604651676
Isbn Type
(disc)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515047210
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
EAH020
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1445043
  • (OCoLC)368350092
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital mono; 16:9 aspect ratio (enhanced for widescreen TV's)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Richard III, Janus Films ; a London Film ; [textual alterations], Colley Cibber, David Garrick ; produced and directed by Laurence Olivier, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1955
  • Based on the play by William Shakespeare
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn368350092
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodiscs (158 min.)
Isbn
9781604651676
Isbn Type
(disc)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515047210
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
EAH020
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1445043
  • (OCoLC)368350092
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital mono; 16:9 aspect ratio (enhanced for widescreen TV's)
Video recording format
DVD

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