TV Movie | | Drama, Western
In this adaptation of William Shakespeare's King Lear, self-made ranch tycoon John Lear divides his holdings amongst his daughters, but finds that once they have his property, they reject him.
Sir Ian McKellen credits this as one of his favorite Shakespeare based performances on film.
The army captain shows up by himself wanting to buy horses from the Westovers. If he really was expecting to buy horses, he would have some troopers to assist him in taking his purchases away.