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Richard III
Directed by:
Laurence Olivier

Starring Cedric Hardwicke, Nicholas Hannen, Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud and Mary Kerridge, "Richard III" (also known as "Riccardo III") is a Drama/History/War film directed by Laurence Olivier, released in the USA on March 11 of 1956.

Who directed "Richard III":

Richard III was directed by Laurence Olivier, an English actor, producer, director, and writer.

Before directing Richard III, Laurence Olivier had directed Hamlet, released in 1948. Since, he directed .

When was "Richard III" released:

Richard III was first released in the United States on Sunday, March 11, 1956.. This was sixty-three (63) years ago.

It has been released on Saturday, April 16, 1955 in the United Kingdom; Friday, November 23, 1956 in France and on Friday, December 14, 1956 in Germany.

What is the casting of "Richard III":

At the casting of Richard III we find Cedric Hardwicke, previously seen in The War of the Worlds (1953) and Botany Bay (1953); Nicholas Hannen (Three Steps in the Dark (1953), Quo Vadis (1951)); Laurence Olivier (The Beggar's Opera (1953), Carrie (1952)) [ more... ]

  • Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson and Douglas Wilmer also appeared together in Khartoum, released in 1966.
  • Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson and John Gielgud also appeared together in Oh! What a Lovely War, released in 1969.
  • Laurence Olivier, Russell Thorndike and Norman Wooland also appeared together in Hamlet, released in 1948.
  • Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson and Pamela Brown also appeared in Lady Caroline Lamb, released in 1972.

What is the Storyline of "Richard III":

King Edward IV of England (Sir Cedric Hardwicke) has been placed on the throne with the help of his brother, Richard, Duke of Gloucester (Sir Laurence Olivier). After Edward's coronation in the Great Hall with his brothers George and Richard watching, he leaves with his son. Richard contemplates the throne, before advancing towards the audience and then addressing them, delivering a speech that outlines his physical deformities, including a hunched back and a withered arm. He goes on to describe his [...]

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