Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c2004.
2 videodiscs (134 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
The Theban plays / by Sophocles ; a new translation by Don Taylor.
Anthony Quayle (Oedipus), Juliet Stevenson (Antigone), Gwen Taylor (Ismene), Clive Francis (Theseus), John Shrapnel (Creon), Kenneth Haigh (Polynices).
Producer, Louis Marks ; director, Don Taylor ; classical adviser, Geoffrey Lewis.
DVD release of a 1986 BBC production.
Presents the second of the three Theban plays by Sophocles in a contemporary translation that remains true to the text, setting the plays in the past yet not the distant past and dispensing with the masks. This second segment of the trilogy recounts the final days of the blind Oedipus in which he rails against the indignities of old age.
Oedipus at Colonus (Television production : 1986)
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