Most widely held works by Bioscope (Firm)
Antigone ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 894 libraries worldwide
A unique adaptation of the play by Sophocles.
Oedipus the King ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 726 libraries worldwide
This play recounts the story of Oedipus, King of Thebes, a man, who out of stubborn pride, must know the truth at all costs.
Oedipus at Colonus ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
This play recounts the blind, exiled Oedipus' final days. The primary action involves a fight over where Oedipus is to die (as that place is to become hallowed ground). Familial interactions also play a key role in the drama.
The gospel at Colonus ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Told from the perspective of a Black Pentecostal preacher and his congregation, this play dramatizes legendary Greek character Oedipus' last days on Earth. Having blinded himself out of guilt, Oedipus makes a solace-seeking pilgrimage to Colonus, the place where he believes he is meant to die. Primarily through song, the preacher and his congregation translate this story of redemption into a Christian parable.
The Theban plays. Antigone ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
The third of the three plays of the Oedipus saga, Antigone is perhaps the most easily accessible of all the great classical tragedies, its theme clear and up-to-date: the conflict between moral and political law. Now the tale of Oedipus and his family comes to its end--he, his wife Jocasta, and his sons all dead; at the last, his daughter-who stood by her father-is also destroyed.
Oedipus the King ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
The play tells the beginning of the Oedipus saga, setting the stage and creating the characters who will continue the story to its conclusion in Antigone. Oedipus the King recounts the story of Oedipus, King of Thebes, a man, who out of stubborn pride, must know the truth at all costs.
The Theban plays. Oedipus at Colonus ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Bearer of an almost unspeakable, immutable fate, Oedipus yet feels himself a man chosen--that is, favored--by the gods. Now an old man, blind and outcast, Oedipus wanders through Greece guided by his daughter Antigone until he comes to Colonus, where he knows he will die. This second play of the Oedipus saga finds Oedipus railing against the indignities of old age, possibly reflecting the authors own sentiments, as Sophocles was nearly 90 at the time of its composition.
The Theban plays. Oedipus the King ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Sophocles often won the leading prize at the Dionysia, the principal dramatic festival of Athens; but Oedipus the King was a runner-up, winner of the second prize. Posterity, however, considers the play second to none. This play recounts the story of Oedipus, King of Thebes, a man who-out of stubborn pride-must know the truth at all costs. It is the first of the three plays in the Oedipus saga, setting the stage and creating the characters who will continue the story to its conclusion in Antigone.
The Theban plays ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Sophocles' rendition of the Oedipus and Antigone stories of Greek legend.
The Theban plays by Sophocles a new translation by Don Taylor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Oedipus the King by Sophocles ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
This play recounts the story of Oedipus, King of Thebes, a man who out of stubborn pride, must know the truth at all costs.
Sophocles the Theban plays ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Stage fright ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
A film in the tradition of Sybil or Three faces of Eve, depicting a timid young actress, rehearsing for a major stage production, who fears she may be a murderous psychotic.
The student of Prague a romantic drama ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in German and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Baldwin, a poor student, falls in love with a wealthy countess, sells his reflection to the sorcerer Scapinelli for riches and a chance to woo the countess, and suffers the consequences. Much of the filming was done on locaton in the old section of Prague.
Nightmares ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
An aspiring actress, haunted by the childhood memory of her mother being thrown through a car window, finds herself trapped at the center of a brutal killing spree as one by one, her fellow thespians are butchered by a psychopath with a sliver of glass.
Billy Wilder speaks conversations with Billy Wilder by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Over a period of two weeks in 1991, writer/director Billy Wilder talks about his 60-year career, telling stories, giving a history of the motion picture industry, and talking about the craft of filmmaking. Includes film clips, photographs and artwork.
Dr. Mabuse ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in German and held by 1 library worldwide
Dr. Mabuse, the mastermind of crime, uses hypnosis to subvert his opponents and control his victims. His thirst for power and wealth reflect the decadence of post World War I German society.
Lee Breuer and Bob Telson's the gospel at Colonus ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Tells the story of Oedipus as a gospel music revelation.
Jyoti kalash : a series on Jnanpith Award winners ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The five Jnanpith (Jñānapīṭha) award winner writers featured in the interviews are G. Shankar Kurup, Kuvempu, Akilon, Viswanatha Satyanarayana, and U.R. Ananthamurthy.
Journey with Kasi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in Tamil and held by 1 library worldwide
The film documents the life and achievements of Kasinathan, a farming entrepreneur in Tamilnadu. The film dissects the caste system in this village and also tries to study the religious rituals that bring the people together.
Actors Anantha Murthy, U. R.,--1932- Antigone (Greek mythology) Artists Classical drama Classical literature Criticism, interpretation, etc. Czech Republic--Prague Documentary films Drama Drama, Medieval DVDs Educational films Fantasy films Feature films Feature films Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Filmed musicals Films for the hearing impaired Greek drama (Tragedy) Horror films India India--Tamil Nadu Internet videos Interviews Jñāṇapīṭha Awards Kuvempu,--1904-1994 Literature, Medieval Made-for-TV movies Memory Motion picture producers and directors Murder Musicals Oedipus (Greek mythology) Oedipus Rex (Sophocles) Psychiatry Redemption Śaṅkarakkur̲uppȧ, Ji.,--1901-1978 Satyanarayana, Vishwanath,--1895-1976 Screenwriters Seven against Thebes (Greek mythology) Silent films Social classes Sophocles Television adaptations Television adaptations Television plays Video tapes Wilder, Billy,--1906-2002