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Olivier"s Richard III; a re-evaluation.

Constance A. Brown

Olivier"s Richard III; a re-evaluation.

by Constance A. Brown

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English


Edition Notes

From: Film quarterly, vol. 20, Summer 1967, p. 23-32.

The Physical Object
Paginationp.p. 23-32
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20523419M

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Michael Sheen, actor, on Richard III. I FIRST saw a short excerpt from Laurence Olivier's Richard III when I was about It made an enormous impression on me. When I later saw the entire film, I was beginning to get serious about acting and I was exposed to the full force of Olivier's performance.   Richard III, released in , is Olivier’s third Shakespeare film. Previously, he starred and directed in Henry V and Hamlet — thought to be his best of the three Shakespeare : Alex Bauer.


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To the Editor: In his review of Laurence Olivier's ''On Acting'' (Nov. 16) Fritz Weaver refers to Lord Olivier's sense of being, like Richard III, a sort of usurper. Actor Laurence Olivier as Richard III with Claire Bloom - Vintage Photography.

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With Richard III, Laurence Olivier--as director, producer, and star--transfigures Shakespeare's great historical drama into a mesmerizing vision of Machiavellian villainy.

Olivier's performance, viewed as the greatest of his career, charges Richard with magnetic malevolence as he steals his brother Edward's crown through a murderous set of machinations.

Olivier reinforces that sense at the end of the film when he returns to the Globe performance. Olivier similarly bookends his Richard III by beginning and ending with the legendary crown. In the opening titles, a drawn crown dissolves into a filmed one (a trick Olivier reverses at the film's end).Author: Robert Viking O'brien.

Sir Laurence Olivier's Richard III versus Ian McKellan's Richard III Words 4 Pages Recent updates of Hamlet () and Romeo and Juliet (), both highly successful movies, bear this out, as well as the two best film versions of Richard III; Sir Laurence Olivier's "period piece", and Ian McKellan's more modern interpretation ().

Last week, we explored Oliviers Richard III; a re-evaluation. book Criterion Collection’s wonderful new edition of Repo Man, and tomorrow another spring release will make itself available for purchase: Richard legendary classic from Laurence Olivier now feature, not only a restored version of the film but a wealth of commentary, behind-the-scenes stills and posters, as well as essays on the feature.

I first saw Laurence Olivier’s film version of Shakespeare’s Richard III in a theater in New York City sometime in the late s, when I was a teenage acting student.

What I’ve always remembered from that screening, besides the nasty, metallic timbre of Olivier’s voice—when it suddenly rose to a shriek, he sounded just like Hitler—were his thin, carmine lips, his oxblood doublet. Out of all his cinematic Shakespeare adaptations, I adore Laurence Olivier’s Richard III most.

Not only is it a gorgeous film with its rich color palette and cinematography giving every frame the feel of a medieval Book of Hours come to life, but it contains one of the finest villains in world literature, Shakespeare’s demonic interpretation of Richard III.

Richard III is a British Technicolor film adaptation of William Shakespeare's historical play of the same name, also incorporating elements from his Henry VI, Part was directed and produced by Laurence Olivier, who also played the lead ing many noted Shakespearean actors, including a quartet of actors who were later knighted, the film depicts Richard plotting and Budget: £6 million.

UPDATE: In the days since this piece was first posted, eagle-eyed social media followers and fellow scholars have cited several other examples of the long cultural reach of Laurence Olivier’s Richard Twitter, @john_w_kennedy pointed out the “Richard III ward” in Monty Python’s “Royal Hospital for Overacting” sketch, which is a shameful omission on my part.

Jane Shore's presence in the busy opening scenes of Olivier's Richard III gives us a sense of King Edward's vulnerability—the next scene shows us his brother's strength and the same time, the scene establishes a powerful sense of intimacy between Richard and the movie : Robert Viking O'brien.

Parents need to know that Richard III is a Shakespearian tragedy, directed by and starring Laurence Olivier, that appears much like a filmed 's one of Shakespeare's more violent stories, with the violence relatively strong for its time.

One character is 4/5. Directed by Laurence Olivier. With Laurence Olivier, Cedric Hardwicke, Nicholas Hannen, Ralph Richardson. Shakespeare's powerful tale of the wicked deformed King and his conquests, both on the battlefield and in the boudoir/10(K).

Richard III,written in aboutis said to be Shakespeare's first great play. We can only speculate about the effect it had on its first audiences. The Elizabethan drama was a great popular art form, created not for royal courts but for poor groundlings who paid a penny to stand in the pit beneath the stage, or bourgeois such as Pepys, who.

This is the transcript / background notes for the Channel 4 production, 'The Trial of Richard III', from way back in That production itself, incidentally, can be found buried deep within the Special Edition of the Laurence Olivier version of this much-maligned monarch's life story/5(11).

Richard III | Amid the Wars of the Roses in England, ruling monarch Edward IV's lame, misshapen brother Richard schemes to ascend the throne.

Richard turns the king against their other brother, the Duke of Clarence, who is imprisoned for treason, then arranges for Clarence's murder. Richard vs. Richard: Differences and Similarities in Acting Richard. Conclusion. Introduction: Laurence Olivier's version of "Richard III" was released in with Olivier in the title role.

It is set in the late 15th century. In contrast to this Sir Ian McKellen's "Richard III" was released and is set in the 30's of the 20th 2/5(2). Interview with Laurence Olivier author Margarida Araya. Richard III is one of Laurence Olivier's most critically acclaimed films, both as an actor and director.

Filmed in Spain in with interiors shot in England, it is the third film in what is now known as the Olivier Shakespeare Trilogy (out on Criterion Collection).While information about Olivier's life in England is abundant, his time. Richard III () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.

Olivier's Richard III: A Re-Evaluation. Constance A. Brown (pp. ) DOI: / Books. Review: The Innocent Eye by Arthur Calder-Marshall. Ernest Callenbach (p. 76 Richard Corliss (p.

79) DOI: / Review: Two for the Road. Olivier. 'More determined to prove an entertainer than a villain' Olivier. '65% of his lines are retained' Doctors books. 4 Terms. laumatthews_ C7. 22 Terms. laumatthews_ B5 38 Terms. laumatthews_ THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH Richard III quotes (critics) 30 Terms.

Charlotte_revion 'Richard III' Shakespeare Quotes - Act 1   According to her book, Richard III was really wonderful. He was compassionate, understanding, kind, very strong, a powerful king and he ruled England wonderfully. He had -. Olivier Richard III Tim Doherty.

Loading Unsubscribe from Tim Doherty? Radio drama starring Laurence Olivier and Ralph Richardson - Duration: Roman Sty views.