Richard III Movie Review 1955

Information and Film Reviews for Richard III the Movie

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This landmark film version of the Shakespearean play features an acclaimed performance by Laurence Olivier, who also directs. The plot follows the life of the mentally and physically twisted Richard of Gloucester and his schemes for the throne of England.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 138 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Historical Drama, Physical Problems, Adapted from a Play, Royalty, British, Plays to Film: William Shakespeare, Sanity Check, Medieval Romps
Laurence Olivier, Cedric Hardwicke, Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud, Stanley Baker, Michael Gough, Claire Bloom
Laurence Olivier
Laurence Olivier, London Films


British Acad. 1955: Actor (Olivier), Director (Olivier), Film; Golden Globes 1957: Foreign Film.

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