Richard III 1955

Synopsis:

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.

Directed by: Laurence Olivier
Written by: William Shakespeare & Colley Cibber & David Garrick
Runtime: 155 minutes
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Cast:
Cedric Hardwicke
Cedric Hardwicke
King Edward IV of England 
Nicholas Hannen
Nicholas Hannen
Archbishop 
Laurence Olivier
Laurence Olivier
Richard III 
Ralph Richardson
Ralph Richardson
Duke of Buckingham 
John Gielgud
John Gielgud
George, Duke of Clarence 
Mary Kerridge
Mary Kerridge
Queen Elizabeth