An updated version of 'William Shakespeare''s King Lear, by way of Ran (1985), with Lear as a magnate in the Old West whose decision to divide his empire among his three daughters results in disaster. Written by
Jonah Falcon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Between land and power lies the frontier of greed... the saga of family... the heart of drama.
Did You Know?
Sir Ian McKellen credits this as one of his favorite Shakespeare based performances on film. See more
The army captain shows up by himself wanting to buy horses from the Westovers. If he really was expecting to buy horses, he would have some troopers to assist him in taking his purchases away. See more
Version of King Lear: Episode #1.3
Will You Come to the Bower?
Traditional Irish song
Sung by John Lear (Patrick Stewart
) and Rip (David Alan Grier
This song was played by Sam Houston's troops before the Battle of San Jacinto. See more