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Oedipus at Colonus

Author: Don TaylorAnthony QuayleJuliet StevensonSophocles.British Broadcasting Corporation.All authors
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, ©1986.
Series: Theban plays.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Fiction television programs
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: Sophocles; Oedipus, (Greek mythological figure); Oedipus, (Greek mythological figure); Sophocles.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Don Taylor; Anthony Quayle; Juliet Stevenson; Sophocles.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Films for the Humanities (Firm); Bioscope (Firm)
OCLC Number: 16917871
Credits: Director, Don Taylor ; producer, Louis Marks ; music composed and conducted by Derek Bourgeois.
Cast: Anthony Quayle (Oedipus), Juliet Stevenson (Antigone), Gwen Taylor (Ismene), Clive Francis (Theseus), John Shrapnel (Creon), Kenneth Haigh (Polynices).
Description: 2 videocassettes (VHS) (133 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: Theban plays.
Responsibility: a new translation by Don Taylor ; a BBC co-production in association with Bioscope Inc.

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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.

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