Great Performances


Season 41 Episode 12 | 1h 21m 17s

Distinguished star of stage and screen Christopher Plummer recreates his Tony Award-winning role playing the legendary actor John Barrymore in the film adaptation of William Luce’s Broadway play, "Barrymore." Set in 1942, "Barrymore" captures the combative star in the final months of his life as he struggles to stage a revival of his 1920 Broadway triumph, "Richard III."

Aired: 01/31/14

Expired: 01/30/17

Rating: TV-14

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