Essays Tagged: "Laurence Olivier"

Hologram Essay

stlooking up from his desk with a smile could go on foolingviewers into saying hello forever. Actor Laurence Olivier hasalso achieved that kind of immortality -a hologram of the 80year-old can be seen ...

(4 pages) 56 0 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

King Lear film review.

or of a garage. You would think that having Michael Elliott's creative mind combined with producer, Laurence Olivier's Shakespearean knowledge, would create a great edition of Shakespeare's "King Lear ... reacts with great disappointment, you realize right away that this film cannot be taken seriously. Laurence Olivier turns this film into a bore just to sit through. It seems as if Mr. Olivier just to ...

(4 pages) 59 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Comparison of Laurence Olivier's version of "Richard III" to Sir Ian McKellen's version.

Thesis Statement: Laurence Olivier's version of "Richard III" is much closer to the original Shakespeare play than Sir ... s3. Richard vs. Richard: Differences and Similarities in Acting Richard4. Conclusion1. Introduction:Laurence Olivier's version of "Richard III" was released in 1955 with Olivier in the title role. It ... dward are both dead and Edward's sons will not keep Richard from the throne.2. Comparing the Movies:Laurence Olivier's "Richard III" is the more classical version. It is (as the original) set at the e ...

(7 pages) 22 0 2.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

This is the biography of the greatest actor of all time, Marlon Brando.

ed the greatest movie actor of all time, rivaled as an actor only by the more-theatrically oriented Laurence Olivier in terms of esteem. Unlike Olivier, who preferred the stage to the screen, Brando c ... d let his career go belly-up, it had to be George C. Scott, by default.The studio thought that only Laurence Olivier would suffice, but Lord Olivier was ill. The young director believed there was only ...

(46 pages) 155 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

Portrayal of "Richard III" by Lawrence Olivier.

heightened play and gave Richard, his villainous antihero, intense political and social dimensions. Laurence Olivier adapted the play from the medium of the theatre to film in 1955. It is unusual for ... ade him out to be.Works Cited:BooksDavies, Anthony. Filming Shakespeare's Plays: The Adaptations of Laurence Olivier, Orson Welles, Peter Brook, and Akira Kurosawa. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1988. pp. ...

(8 pages) 26 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

"Franco Zeffirelli's Hamlet" - This tells the audience whether it would be worthwhile to watch this film when there are so many different versions available.

He is entertaining, and plays the role with more quirky actions than other well-known actors (like Laurence Olivier). Gibson handles the difficult Shakespearean language well, failing only when he de ...

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

England Swings into it's own Grave: England Swings, right into its own Grave. An analysis of the depiction of British National Identity in the 1973 Vincent Price horror classic "Theatre of Blood"

Lean’s adaptation of Charles Dicken’s Great Expectations (1946) and Oliver Twist (1948), Laurence Olivier’s interpretation of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet (1948), and the bleak se ...

(20 pages) 18 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis