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"King Lear" (1974) with James Earl Jones, Act II Scene 4

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Published on Jan 13, 2008

James Earl Jones' breathtaking performance in the climactic confrontation of King Lear with his daughters in Act II Scene 4 of William Shakespeare's "King Lear".

Fragment of a televised version of the 1974 New York Shakespeare Festival production in Central Park.

Released on DVD:
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASI...

Directed by Edwin Sherin
Starring:
James Earl Jones ... King Lear
Lee Chamberlin ... Cordelia
Ellen Holly ... Regan
Douglass Watson ... Kent
Paul Sorvino ... Gloucester
Tom Aldredge ... Fool
Rene Auberjonois ... Edgar
Raul Julia ... Edmund
Rosalind Cash ... Goneril

I'm much more fond of this interpretation than of that by Laurence Oliver:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Drig4V...

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