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Oedipus at Colonus [videorecording] / by Sophocles ; a new translation by Don Taylor ; a BBC TV co-production in association with Bioscope Inc. ; producer, Louis Marks ; directed by Don Taylor
Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities, c2003
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  PA4414.O5 T311 2003    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Greek drama (Tragedy)
Oedipus (Greek mythology) -- Drama
Physical Description 1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD
Performer/Participant Cast: Anthony Quayle (Oedipus), Juliet Stevenson (Antigone), Gwen Taylor (Ismene), Clive Francis (Theseus), John Shrapnel (Creon), Kenneth Haigh (Polynices)
Credits Camera supervisor, John Dailley ; designer, David Myerscough-Jones ; videotape editor, Dave Hambelton ; music, Derek Bourgeois ; classical adviser, Geoffrey Lewis
Note DVD release of a 1988 production
Issued also in other videorecording formats
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
Series Theban plays
Alternate Author Taylor, Don, 1920-1998
Marks, Louis
Quayle, Anthony, 1913-1989
Stevenson, Juliet
Haigh, Kenneth, 1929-
Sophocles. Oedipus at Colonus. English
British Broadcasting Corporation
Bioscope (Firm)
Films for the Humanities (Firm)

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