RT Video/DVD DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 54536206 LA In English with optional subtitles in English, French, or Korean; closed-captioned. T1 Doctor Faustus A1 Burton, Richard,, McWhorter, Richard., Coghill, Nevill,, Taylor, Elizabeth,, Marlowe, Christopher,, Tyburn Entertainment (Firm), Columbia Pictures Corporation., Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm), PB Columbia Pictures Corp. : Distributed by Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment PP Culver City, CA YR 2004 SN 1404930620 9781404930629 AB "A tragic legend written down in the sixteenth century wherein a learned scientist honoured with the laurels of his university, sold his soul to the devil for still greater knowledge and power in the unknown."--Title screen. Deeply unsatisfied with God's decree that the reward of sin is death, Dr. John Faustus, a scholar at Wittenberg, opts to cut a deal with Lucifer. The contract--signed in Faustus's blood--stipulates that the doctor receive the services of Lucifer's lackey, Mephistophilis, for a period of 24 years, during which he has access to all knowledge, beauty, power as well as returned youth. In exchange, Lucifer receives Faustus's renunciation of Christ and, at the end of the 24 years, the doctor's soul, which he may torment in the pit of Hell for all eternity.