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Mourning becomes Electra

Author: Eugene O'NeillDudley NicholsGeorge BarnesRichard HagemanRosalind RussellAll authors
Publisher: Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, 2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eugene O'Neill's updated version of the Orestaia. In New England, after the American Civil War, a war-weary Agamem--er, Ezra Mannon comes home to his unhappy wife (Christine) and loving daughter (Lavinia). But Lavinia's ex-suitor, Adam Brant, has become Christine's lover, and together Adam and Christine plot to poison Ezra. When they succeed, Lavinia turns to her brother Orin to help bring the lovers to justice, but  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene O'Neill; Dudley Nichols; George Barnes; Richard Hageman; Rosalind Russell; Michael Redgrave; Raymond Massey; Kirk Douglas; Katina Paxinou; RKO Radio Pictures.; Image Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 173193184
Notes: Based on the play of the same name by Eugene ONeill.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1947.
Cast: Rosalind Russell, Michael Redgrave, Raymond Massey, Kirk Douglas, Katina Paxinou.
Description: 1 videodisc (159 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 cm.
Details: DVD ; NTSC ; Region 1.
Other Titles: Eugene O'Neill's Mourning becomes Electra
Responsibility: RKO Radio Pictures ; directed and produced by Dudley Nichols ; screenplay by Dudley Nichols.

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Eugene O'Neill's updated version of the Orestaia. In New England, after the American Civil War, a war-weary Agamem--er, Ezra Mannon comes home to his unhappy wife (Christine) and loving daughter (Lavinia). But Lavinia's ex-suitor, Adam Brant, has become Christine's lover, and together Adam and Christine plot to poison Ezra. When they succeed, Lavinia turns to her brother Orin to help bring the lovers to justice, but when they succeed, Orin goes mad and his suicide note may come between Lavinia and her new suitor, Peter Niles.

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