History Theatre / AManForAllSeasons

12th Jun '17 8:54:50 PM nombretomado
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''A Man for All Seasons'' is an award-winning play written by Creator/RobertBolt and InspiredBy actual historic events. After successful runs in London (1960) and New York (1962), it was adapted to film in 1966. The play and film made a star of Paul Scofield, who won both a Tony Award and an AcademyAward for his performance. The movie picked up five additional Oscars, including Best Adapted Screenplay (Bolt), Best Director (Fred Zinneman), and Best Picture. Also in the film's cast are Wendy Hiller, Leo [=McKern=], Robert Shaw, Creator/OrsonWelles, Susannah York, and Creator/JohnHurt.

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''A Man for All Seasons'' is an award-winning play written by Creator/RobertBolt and InspiredBy actual historic events. After successful runs in London (1960) and New York (1962), it was adapted to film in 1966. The play and film made a star of Paul Scofield, who won both a Tony Award and an AcademyAward UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for his performance. The movie picked up five additional Oscars, including Best Adapted Screenplay (Bolt), Best Director (Fred Zinneman), and Best Picture. Also in the film's cast are Wendy Hiller, Leo [=McKern=], Robert Shaw, Creator/OrsonWelles, Susannah York, and Creator/JohnHurt.
4th Jun '17 7:20:46 AM ImperialMajestyXO
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* AdaptationalHeroism: The Duke of Norfolk is not the judge in More's trial (being replaced by a trio of judges) but merely a spectator instead.

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* AdaptationalHeroism: The Duke of Norfolk is not the judge in [[KangarooCourt More's trial trial]] (being replaced by a trio of judges) but merely a spectator instead.
18th Mar '17 3:41:41 AM Aquila89
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* TakeThat: "Why, Richard, it profits a man nothing to give his soul for the whole world... but for ''Wales''?"

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* TakeThat: "Why, More, after he learns that Richard Rich committed perjury against him in exchange for being named Attonery General for Wales.
-->Why,
Richard, it profits a man nothing to give his soul for the whole world... but for ''Wales''?"''Wales''?
23rd Jan '17 4:42:16 PM AllenbysEyes88
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** The play and film helped codify Thomas Cromwell's reputation as the amoral ur-villain of Tudor England. More recent historical and [[Literature/WolfHall fictional works]] have helped revise this portrayal.

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** The play and film helped codify Thomas Cromwell's reputation as the amoral ur-villain of Tudor England. More recent historical and [[Literature/WolfHall fictional works]] have helped revise significantly revised this portrayal.
23rd Jan '17 4:41:39 PM AllenbysEyes88
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** The play and film helped codify Thomas Cromwell's reputation as the amoral ur-villain of Tudor England. More recent historical and [[Literature/WolfHall fictional works]] have helped revise this portrayal.
11th Jan '17 3:28:53 AM The_Glorious_SOB
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* TheCaligula: Henry VIII by the play's end. He will not tolerate any criticism about Anne or his seperation from Rome. Any poor fool who does speak his mind will be charged with treason and have their head cut off.

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* TheCaligula: Henry VIII by the play's end. He will not tolerate any criticism about Anne or his seperation separation from Rome. Any poor fool who does speak his mind will be charged with treason and have their head cut off.
12th Aug '16 11:13:00 PM KenwaySaga
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* TheCaligula: Henry VIII by the play's end. He will not tolerate any criticism about Anne or his seperation from Rome. Any poor fool who does speak his mind will be charged with treason and have their head caught off.

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* TheCaligula: Henry VIII by the play's end. He will not tolerate any criticism about Anne or his seperation from Rome. Any poor fool who does speak his mind will be charged with treason and have their head caught cut off.
18th May '16 7:14:59 PM PaulA
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** AdaptationExpansion: The film does add several brief scenes of exposition to make up for the Common Man's absence: Wolsey's death, Henry's wedding, Parliament voting on the Act of Succession.

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** * AdaptationExpansion: The film does add several brief scenes of exposition to make up for the Common Man's absence: Wolsey's death, Henry's wedding, Parliament voting on the Act of Succession.
18th May '16 1:31:01 PM AllenbysEyes88
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** AdaptationExpansion: The film does add several brief scenes of exposition to make up for the Common Man's absence: Wolsey's death, Henry's wedding, Parliament voting on the Act of Succession.
14th Mar '16 10:12:27 PM sonicsuns3
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** At More's actual trial, it is highly unlikely that Richard Rich committed perjury, as his own written account of his conversation with More would contradict him. Assuming of course he wrote down the interview honestly.
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