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The art of acting has rarely been demonstrated with such brilliance as in Sir John Gielgud’s Ages of Man. Adapted from George Rylands’ anthology, the one-man performance features a selection of Shakespearean soliloquies and sonnets exploring the journey of life from birth to death. Showcasing the preeminent actor’s astonishing talents, Ages of Man was performed to sold-out audiences around the world and won Gielgud a special Tony Award for “contribution to theatre for his extraordinary insight into the writings of Shakespeare.” This Emmy® Award-winning performance – produced for television and presented in two parts – was originally broadcast on CBS in 1966 and is now available for the first-time ever in any format. Includes a 12-page booklet with written contributions by theatre critic Michael Billington and the Archive of American Television.

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