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Stage beauty [videorecording] / Lions Gate Films presents in association with Qwerty Films ; a Tribeca production in association with N1 European Film Produktions ... [et al.] ; produced by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal, Hardy Justice ; screenplay by Jeffrey Hatcher ; directed by Richard Eyre.


Welcome to the 17th century stage, where Ned Kynaston's performace of Desdemona in 'Othello' brings the house down nightly. Ned is the "most beautiful woman on the London stage". That is, until the King renounces the royal edict that only men can play women on stage. Enter Maria, Ned's seemingly loyal dresser, who becomes an instant star, leaving Ned to suppress his ardent feminine traits and make a man of himself.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Entertainment : [2005]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Based on the play "Compleat female stage beauty" by Jeffrey Hatcher.
Special features: Commentary; interviews; behind-the-scenes; trailers.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Andrew Dunn ; editor, Tariq Anwar ; music, George Fenton ; costume designer, Tim Hatley ; production designer, Jim Clay.
Participant or Performer Note:
Bill Crudup, Claire Danes, Rupert Everett, Tom Wilkinson, Ben Chaplin, Hugh Bonneville, Richard Griffiths, Edward Fox, Zo©± Tapper.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for sexual content and language.
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Language Note:
English with English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Actors > England > London > Drama.
Actresses > England > London > Drama.
Desdemona (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Historical films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Topic Heading: Bilingual videos > Spanish-English.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library District. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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La Conner Regional Library DVD STAGE 103497 VIDEOS Available -

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