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Oedipus at Colonus [videorecording] / a BBC TV co-production in association with Bioscope Inc
DVDs DVDs | Films for the Humanities & Sciences | c2004
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 882 S712.oe pt.1-2)
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Imprint
Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c2004.
Descript
2 videodiscs (134 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
The Theban plays / by Sophocles ; a new translation by Don Taylor.
Theban plays.
System Det
DVD.
Performer
Anthony Quayle (Oedipus), Juliet Stevenson (Antigone), Gwen Taylor (Ismene), Clive Francis (Theseus), John Shrapnel (Creon), Kenneth Haigh (Polynices).
Credits
Producer, Louis Marks ; director, Don Taylor ; classical adviser, Geoffrey Lewis.
Note
DVD release of a 1986 BBC production.
Summary
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.
Local Note
RB, 6-06
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Oedipus at Colonus (Television production : 1986)
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1319 Films for the Humanities & Sciences
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