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Title King Lear
Document Type Record of Production
Reference Lear Fo 6
Primary Association Brook, Peter; Birkett, Michael
Associated Names Scofield, Paul
Publication Date 1971
Date of Production 5 Dec 1968
Description Xerox copy of 2nd draft shooting script for a motion picture, starring Paul Scofield, released in 1971. Screenplay by Peter Brook and Michael Birkett; directed by Peter Brook.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Content Keywords age, family, royalty, betrayal, love, imprisonment, death, madness, suffering
Context Keywords scenery, property, character
Shattuck Code Not in Shattuck
Play King Lear
Library Folger Shakespeare Library
Note Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Folger Shakespeare Library's online catalogue and 'The Shakespeare Prompt books, A Descriptive Catalogue' by Charles H. Shattuck.