Shakespeare's tragic monarch discovers how "sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child" in this silent adaptation of the celebrated play. With two scheming daughters in possession of his kingdom and the third killed after a crippling battle, Lear goes mad with anguish. Frederick Warde, Lorraine Huling, and Wayne Arey star. 63 min. Standard; Soundtrack: music score. Silent with music score. Plays All Regions.