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Oedipus the King

Author: Sophocles.; Don Taylor; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Films for the Humanities (Firm); Bioscope (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, ©1987.
Series: Theban plays
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This play recounts the story of Oedipus, King of Thebes, a man who out of stubborn pride, must know the truth at all costs.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sophocles.; Don Taylor; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Films for the Humanities (Firm); Bioscope (Firm)
OCLC Number: 17022984
Credits: Director, Don Taylor ; producer, Louis Marks ; music composed and conducted by Derek Bourgeois.
Cast: Michael Pennington (Oedipus), Cyril Cusack (Priest), John Shrapnel (Creon), John Gielgud (Teiresias), Claire Bloom (Jocasta), Norman Rodway (Corinthian messenger), David Waller (Shepherd), Gerard Murphy (Messenger).
Description: 2 videocassettes (VHS) (125 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: Theban plays
Responsibility: Sophocles ; a new translation by Don Taylor ; a BBC co-production in association with Bioscope Inc.

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This play recounts the story of Oedipus, King of Thebes, a man who out of stubborn pride, must know the truth at all costs.

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