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Richard III (1955)

NR 03/11/1956 (US) DramaHistory 2h 35m


Having helped his brother King Edward IV take the throne of England, the jealous hunchback Richard, Duke of York, plots to seize power for himself. Masterfully deceiving and plotting against nearly everyone in the royal court, including his eventual wife, Lady Anne, and his brother George, Duke of Clarence, Richard orchestrates a bloody rise to power before finding all his gains jeopardized by those he betrayed.

  1. Laurence Olivier

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Colley Cibber


  3. David Garrick


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  1. Laurence Olivier

    Laurence Olivier

    Richard III

  2. Cedric Hardwicke

    Cedric Hardwicke

    King Edward IV of England

  3. Nicholas Hannen

    Nicholas Hannen


  4. Ralph Richardson

    Ralph Richardson

    Duke of Buckingham

  5. John Gielgud

    John Gielgud

    George, Duke of Clarence

  6. Mary Kerridge

    Mary Kerridge

    Queen Elizabeth

  7. Pamela Brown

    Pamela Brown

    Jane Shore

  8. Paul Huson

    Edward, Prince of Wales

  9. Claire Bloom

    Claire Bloom

    The Lady Anne

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Richard III
Richard III

Status Released

Original Language English

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