Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, History
Shakespeare's powerful tale of the wicked deformed king and his conquests, both on the battlefield and in the boudoir.
The liner notes on the Criterion Collection's DVD of this film states mistakenly that NBC-TV's premiere broadcast of the film in March 1956 was in black-and-white. Actually, NBC, the network that prided itself as the color pioneer of the three major... ...
Duke of Buckingham:
And is it thus? Repays he my deep services/ With such contempt? Made I him King for this?/ O let me think on Hastings
Duke of Buckingham: and let me be gone/ To Richmond, while my fearful head is on.
When Richard and Buckingham are standing over Edward IV's deathbed, and Buckingham says 'To part the Queen's proud kindred from the princes', Ralph Richardson's lips are out of sync.
Most of the film's credits are shown at the end. The opening credits show only the title of the film, Shakespeare's name, and the names of the main actors.
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