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Olivier RIII on DVD
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.2348  Friday, 12 December 2003

From:           Richard Burt <
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Date:           Thursday, 11 Dec 2003 19:41:03 -0500
Subject:        Olivier RIII on DVD

Criterion will release what looks to be a stunning DVD of Olivier's
Richard III on February 24, 2004.  The UK DVD now available (region 2)
includes no extra features.  The Criterion DVD lists for $39.95 but
sells for $27 plus change and will include:

Commentary by Playwright and Stage Director Russell Lees, Joined by John
Wilders, Former Governor of the Royal Shakespeare Company Great Acting:
Laurence Olivier , a 1966 BBC Interview With Olivier, Hosted by Renowned
Theater Critic Kenneth Tynan Gallery of On-Set and Production Stills and
Posters, Featuring Excerpts From Olivier's Autobiography On Acting 12
Minute Television Trailer With Olivier, Producer Alexander Korda,
Production Designer Roger Furse, and Other Crew Members at Work in
Shepperton Studios Theatrical Trailer Essay by Film Historian Bruce Eder

Video:

Widescreen 1.85:1 Color

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