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    • Shakespeare's Greatest Hits

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Amy Irving, Susan Hart, Peter Aylward, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Original Recording
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      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Originally produced for Chicago Theatres on the Air, Shakespeare's Greatest Hits contains some of the most memorable scenes from the Bard's most profound works: Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, As You Like It, Othello, and many more. It was performed by Chicago's Shakespeare Repertory, including Amy Irving and Kevin Gudhal, in 1993.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By amateco on 01-31-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Great Historical Shakespeare Recordings

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: John Barrymore, Laurence Olivier, Henry Irving
    • Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
    • Original Recording
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    In this remarkable anthology of historical recordings are many of the great artists of the past. Early cylinder recordings of Sir Henry Irving preserve the voice and character of the greatest actor of the Victorian period as well as Ellen Terry, his stage partner for many years. In this program, the changing styles of Shakespeare performance, a fascinating study, are documented with such varied actors as Tree, Gielgud, Thorndike, Olivier, Booth, and Barrymore.

    Regular price: $12.95