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Summary: On the brink of Civil War, King Henry IV (John Gielgud) attempts to consolidate his reign while fretting with unease over his son's seeming neglect of his royal duties. Hal (Keith Baxter), the young Prince, openly consorts with Sir John Falstaff (Orson Welles) and his company of "Diana's foresters, Gentlemen of the shade, Minions of the moon". Hal's friendship with the fat knight substitutes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF CHI

Summary: Combines elements of analysis, history, biography, performance, and the personal passions of six presenters to tell the stories behind the stories of six Shakespeare plays. Includes interviews with actors, directors, and scholars; visits to key locations; clips from celebrated film and television adaptations; and illustrative excerpts from performances staged at Shakespeare's Globe in London...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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Summary: The love Othello the Moor has for Desdemona proves to be too much to bear.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose DVD 2001

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA OTH

Wells, Stanley W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1995

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 822.33 WEL

Michell, John F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thames and Hudson 1996

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Kingsly, Ben

Summary: A retelling of Shakespeare's comic tale of identical twins, girls disguised as boys, practical joking, and love at first sight, set in the country of Illyria.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY TWE

Summary: Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villian who usurps the crown. Through family machinations, political marriages and military coups, this play portrays the tumultous reign of King Edward IV and the ascension of Richard to the throne, an intricate period in English history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose Video Pub. 2000

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA RIC

Summary: Shakespeare's classic drama of power, ambition and guilt.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose DVD 2001

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA MAC

Wills, Garry

Summary: "Shakespeare's plays abound with kings and leaders who crave a public stage and seize every opportunity to make their lives a performance: Antony, Cleopatra, Richard III, Othello, and many others. Such self-dramatizing characters appear in the work of other playwrights of the era as well, Marlowe's Edward II and Tamburlaine among them. But Elizabethan playwrights were not alone in realizing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale Univ Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.3 WIL

Shakespeare, William

Summary: In Much Ado About Nothing, Shakespeare created one of the greatest verbal sparring matches in all of literature, echoes of which can be heard in the sophisticated comic dialogue of such late masters as George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde and Noel Coward.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Caedmon Audio 1996

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 822.33 SHA

Shakespeare, William

Summary: A stunning performance of Shakespeare's timeless tragedy of young love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing 1993

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 822.33 SHA
1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SA SHA