King Lear DVD
Rarely seen filming of Peter Brook's production of the Shakespeare tragedy, with Orson Welles essaying the role of the monarch blinded by anger and jealousy to the treachery that surrounds him. Filmed live as part of the acclaimed "Omnibus" series, the production represents the dramatic small-screen debut of Welles' outsized genius. With Bramwell Fletcher, Margaret Phillips. 73 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; behind-the-scenes footage; interviews; more.