Richard III

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Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Nicholas Hannen, Laurence Olivier

Shakespeare’s play about Richard Crookback, his seizure of the throne and his defeat at Bosworth

Cast (16)

Cedric Hardwicke
King Edward IV of England
Nicholas Hannen
Archbishop
British actor, Laurence Olivier, with a small moustache wears a dark suit and herringbone tie
Richard III
British stage and screen actor, Ralph Richardson
Duke of Buckingham
British actor, John Gielgud, a GB star
George, Duke of Clarence
Mary Kerridge
Queen Elizabeth
Pamela Brown
Jane Shore
Paul Huson
Edward, Prince of Wales
Stewart Allen
Page to Richard
Claire Bloom
The Lady Anne
Russell Thorndike
First Priest
Wallace Bosco
Monk
Norman Fisher
Monk
Andrew Cruickshank
Brackenbury
Clive Morton
The Lord Rivers
Classical British actor, Alec Clunes, in a photograph by Welsh photographer Angus McBean
The Lord Hastings
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Director

Laurence Olivier

Writer

(plays)
(textual alterations for his production of the play)

Film Footage

Colour

Released

1955

Production Company


London Film Productions