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Oedipus the King

Author: Don TaylorMichael PenningtonJohn GielgudClaire BloomSophocles.All authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities [distributor], ©1991.
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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Genre/Form: Videocassettes
Television programs
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Sophocles; Oedipus, (Greek mythological figure)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Don Taylor; Michael Pennington; John Gielgud; Claire Bloom; Sophocles.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Bioscope (Firm); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
ISBN: 0891139877 9780891139874
OCLC Number: 25481421
Notes: Videocassette release of a 1987 production.
Credits: Camera supervisor, John Dailley ; designer, David Myerscough-Jones ; videotape editor, Dave Hambelton ; music, Derek Bourgeois ; classical adviser, Geoffrey Lewis.
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) ; Endymion Ensemble.
Description: 1 videocassette (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Theban plays.
Responsibility: by Sophocles ; a new translation by Don Taylor ; a BBC TV co-production in association with Bioscope Inc. ; producer, Louis Marks ; directed by Don Taylor.

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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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