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The Devils

Author: Robert H SoloKen RussellVanessa RedgraveOliver ReedDudley SuttonAll authors
Publisher: New York : Warner Home Video [distributor], ©1981.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 17th-century France, against the religious wars and political intrigues of Cardinal Richelieu, an outbreak of hysteria in a convent leads to public exorcism, mass torture, and the execution of a free-thinking, licentious priest.
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Genre/Form: Adaptations
Historical re-creations
Sociological drama
Named Person: Urbain Grandier; Armand Jean du Plessis Richelieu, duc de; Urbain Grandier; Armand Jean du Plessis Richelieu, duc de
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert H Solo; Ken Russell; Vanessa Redgrave; Oliver Reed; Dudley Sutton; David Watkin; Robert Cartwright; Michael Bradsell; Peter Maxwell Davies; John Whiting; Aldous Huxley; Russo Productions Ltd.; Warner Bros.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 11013783
Notes: Based on the play of the same title by John Whiting and the book The Devils of Loudon by Aldous Huxley.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1971.
Credits: Director of photography, David Watkin ; art director, Robert Cartwright ; editor, Michael Bradsell ; music composed and conducted by Peter Maxwell Davies.
Cast: Vanessa Redgrave, Oliver Reed, Dudley Sutton ... [et al.].
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videocassette (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: Russo Productions Ltd. ; Warner Bros. ; produced by Robert H. Solo and Ken Russell ; screenplay by Ken Russell ; directed by Ken Russell.

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In 17th-century France, against the religious wars and political intrigues of Cardinal Richelieu, an outbreak of hysteria in a convent leads to public exorcism, mass torture, and the execution of a free-thinking, licentious priest.

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