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Richard III (1955)

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161 min | Biography, Drama, History

Shakespeare's powerful tale of the wicked deformed king and his conquests, both on the battlefield and in the boudoir.
Writers
William Shakespeare (plays "Richard III" and "Henry VI: Part III") | David Garrick (textual alterations for his production of the play) | Colley Cibber (textual alterations)
Composer
William Walton (as Sir William Walton)
Cinematographer
Production Designer
Roger K. Furse (as Roger Furse)
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Updated Dec 13, 1955

Release date
Mar 11, 1956 (United States)

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48 cast members
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Cedric Hardwicke
King Edward IV of England King Edward IV of England   See fewer
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Nicholas Hannen
Archbishop Archbishop   See fewer
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Laurence Olivier
Richard III Richard III   See fewer
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Ralph Richardson
Duke of Buckingham Duke of Buckingham   See fewer
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John Gielgud
George, Duke of Clarence George, Duke of Clarence   See fewer
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Mary Kerridge
Queen Elizabeth Queen Elizabeth   See fewer
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Pamela Brown
Jane Shore Jane Shore   See fewer
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Paul Huson
Edward, Prince of Wales Edward, Prince of Wales   See fewer
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Stewart Allen
Page to Richard Page to Richard   See fewer
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Claire Bloom
The Lady Anne The Lady Anne   See fewer
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Russell Thorndike
First Priest First Priest   See fewer
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Wallace Bosco
Monk (as Wally Bosco) Monk (as Wally Bosco)   See fewer
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Andrew Cruickshank
Brackenbury Brackenbury   See fewer
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Clive Morton
The Lord Rivers The Lord Rivers   See fewer
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Terence Greenidge
Scrivener Scrivener   See fewer
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Norman Wooland
Catesby Catesby   See fewer
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Alec Clunes
The Lord Hastings The Lord Hastings   See fewer
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Dan Cunningham
The Lord Grey The Lord Grey   See fewer
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Douglas Wilmer
The Lord Dorset The Lord Dorset   See fewer
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Laurence Naismith
The Lord Stanley The Lord Stanley   See fewer
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Michael Gough
Dighton, 1st murderer Dighton, 1st murderer   See fewer
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Michael Ripper
Forrest, 2nd murderer Forrest, 2nd murderer   See fewer
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Helen Haye
Duchess of York Duchess of York   See fewer
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Andy Shine
Young Duke of York Young Duke of York   See fewer
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George Woodbridge
Lord Mayor of London Lord Mayor of London   See fewer
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Esmond Knight
Ratcliffe Ratcliffe   See fewer
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Peter Williams
Messenger to Hastings Messenger to Hastings   See fewer
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Willoughby Gray
2nd Priest 2nd Priest   See fewer
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Ann Wilton
Scrub woman Scrub woman   See fewer
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Bill Shine
Beadle Beadle   See fewer
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Derek Prentice
Clergyman Clergyman   See fewer
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Deering Wells
Clergyman Clergyman   See fewer
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Richard Bennett
George Stanley George Stanley   See fewer
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Brian Nissen
Messenger to Richard Messenger to Richard   See fewer
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Alexander Davion
Messenger to Richard Messenger to Richard   See fewer
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Lane Meddick
Messenger to Richard Messenger to Richard   See fewer
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Robert Bishop
Messenger to Richard Messenger to Richard   See fewer
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John Phillips
Norfolk Norfolk   See fewer
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Stanley Baker
Henry, Earl of Richmond Henry, Earl of Richmond   See fewer
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Bernard Hepton
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howard Knight
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rosalind Knight
Lady-in-Waiting (uncredited) Lady-in-Waiting (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gareth Tandy
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.5 / 10 | 3,554 votes