skip to content
Oedipus the king Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Oedipus the king

Author: Michael PenningtonJohn GielgudClaire BloomCyril CusackJohn ShrapnelAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, N.J : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2004.
Series: Sophocles, the Theban plays.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
The beginning of the Oedipus saga tells of Oedipus the king & the working out of the curse on the royal house of Thebes.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Drama
Film adaptations
Television adaptations
Named Person: Oedipus, (Greek mythological figure); Oedipus, (Greek mythological figure)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Pennington; John Gielgud; Claire Bloom; Cyril Cusack; John Shrapnel; Norman Rodway; David Waller; Gerard Murphy; Don Taylor; Louis Marks; Derek Bourgeois; Sophocles.; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Bioscope (Firm)
ISBN: 9780736560719 0736560718
OCLC Number: 228003731
Notes: Title from container.
Based on: Oedipus Rex / Sophocles ; a new translation by Don Taylor.
Originally produced for BBC TV in 1986.
"Films Media Group, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, Shopware"--Disc label.
Credits: Editor, Dave Hambelton ; camera supervisor, John Dailley ; director, Don Taylor ; producer, Louis Marks ; music, Derek Bourgeois.
Cast: Michael Pennington, John Gielgud, Claire Bloom, Cyril Cusack, John Shrapnel, Norman Rodway, David Waller, Gerard Murphy, Cassie Shilling, Kelly Huntley.
Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Sophocles, the Theban plays.
Responsibility: a co-production of BBC TV and Films for the Humanities & Sciences ; in association with Bioscope, Inc.

Abstract:

The beginning of the Oedipus saga tells of Oedipus the king & the working out of the curse on the royal house of Thebes.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/228003731> # Oedipus the king
    a bgn:DVD, schema:Movie, schema:CreativeWork ;
    bgn:translationOfWork <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/228003731#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> ;
    library:oclcnum "228003731" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nju> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Place/princeton_n_j> ; # Princeton, N.J
    rdfs:seeAlso <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#CreativeWork/oedipus_rex> ; # Oedipus Rex.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/947127> ; # Greek drama
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/897468> ; # Drama
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1031758> ; # Mythology, Classical
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85039316> ; # Drama
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/882/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Person/oedipus_greek_mythological_figure> ; # (Greek mythological figure) Oedipus
    schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/63683873> ; # Norman Rodway
    schema:actor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Person/murphy_gerard_1948_2013> ; # Gerard Murphy
    schema:actor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Person/waller_david_1920_1997> ; # David Waller
    schema:actor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Person/pennington_michael_1943> ; # Michael Pennington
    schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/46900256> ; # Claire Bloom
    schema:actor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Person/gielgud_john_1904_2000> ; # John Gielgud
    schema:actor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Person/cusack_cyril_1910_1993> ; # Cyril Cusack
    schema:actor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Person/shrapnel_john> ; # John Shrapnel
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/157240099> ; # Bioscope (Firm)
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/124861248> ; # British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Organization/films_for_the_humanities_&_sciences_firm> ; # Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Person/taylor_don_1936_2003> ; # Don Taylor
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/87560676> ; # Derek Bourgeois
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Person/marks_louis> ; # Louis Marks
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Person/sophocles> ; # Sophocles.
    schema:datePublished "2004" ;
    schema:description "The beginning of the Oedipus saga tells of Oedipus the king & the working out of the curse on the royal house of Thebes."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1075019518> ;
    schema:genre "DVD-Video discs"@en ;
    schema:genre "Drama"@en ;
    schema:genre "Film adaptations"@en ;
    schema:genre "Television adaptations"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Series/sophocles_the_theban_plays> ; # Sophocles, the Theban plays.
    schema:name "Oedipus the king"@en ;
    schema:productID "228003731" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/228003731#PublicationEvent/princeton_n_j_films_for_the_humanities_&_sciences_2004> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Agent/films_for_the_humanities_&_sciences> ; # Films for the Humanities & Sciences
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780736560719> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/228003731> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Agent/films_for_the_humanities_&_sciences> # Films for the Humanities & Sciences
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Films for the Humanities & Sciences" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Organization/films_for_the_humanities_&_sciences_firm> # Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Person/cusack_cyril_1910_1993> # Cyril Cusack
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1910" ;
    schema:deathDate "1993" ;
    schema:familyName "Cusack" ;
    schema:givenName "Cyril" ;
    schema:name "Cyril Cusack" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Person/gielgud_john_1904_2000> # John Gielgud
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1904" ;
    schema:deathDate "2000" ;
    schema:familyName "Gielgud" ;
    schema:givenName "John" ;
    schema:name "John Gielgud" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Person/marks_louis> # Louis Marks
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Marks" ;
    schema:givenName "Louis" ;
    schema:name "Louis Marks" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Person/murphy_gerard_1948_2013> # Gerard Murphy
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1948" ;
    schema:deathDate "2013" ;
    schema:familyName "Murphy" ;
    schema:givenName "Gerard" ;
    schema:name "Gerard Murphy" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Person/oedipus_greek_mythological_figure> # (Greek mythological figure) Oedipus
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:givenName "Oedipus" ;
    schema:name "(Greek mythological figure) Oedipus" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Person/pennington_michael_1943> # Michael Pennington
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1943" ;
    schema:familyName "Pennington" ;
    schema:givenName "Michael" ;
    schema:name "Michael Pennington" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Person/shrapnel_john> # John Shrapnel
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Shrapnel" ;
    schema:givenName "John" ;
    schema:name "John Shrapnel" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Person/sophocles> # Sophocles.
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:givenName "Sophocles" ;
    schema:name "Sophocles." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Person/taylor_don_1936_2003> # Don Taylor
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1936" ;
    schema:deathDate "2003" ;
    schema:familyName "Taylor" ;
    schema:givenName "Don" ;
    schema:name "Don Taylor" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Person/waller_david_1920_1997> # David Waller
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1920" ;
    schema:deathDate "1997" ;
    schema:familyName "Waller" ;
    schema:givenName "David" ;
    schema:name "David Waller" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Place/princeton_n_j> # Princeton, N.J
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Princeton, N.J" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019518#Series/sophocles_the_theban_plays> # Sophocles, the Theban plays.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/228003731> ; # Oedipus the king
    schema:name "Sophocles, the Theban plays." ;
    schema:name "Sophocles, the Theban plays" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1031758> # Mythology, Classical
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Mythology, Classical"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/897468> # Drama
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Drama"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/947127> # Greek drama
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Greek drama"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/124861248> # British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/157240099> # Bioscope (Firm)
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Bioscope (Firm)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/46900256> # Claire Bloom
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1931" ;
    schema:familyName "Bloom" ;
    schema:givenName "Claire" ;
    schema:name "Claire Bloom" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/63683873> # Norman Rodway
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1929" ;
    schema:deathDate "2001" ;
    schema:familyName "Rodway" ;
    schema:givenName "Norman" ;
    schema:name "Norman Rodway" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/87560676> # Derek Bourgeois
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Bourgeois" ;
    schema:givenName "Derek" ;
    schema:name "Derek Bourgeois" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780736560719>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0736560718" ;
    schema:isbn "9780736560719" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.