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Playboy of the western world

Author: Garry Hynes; J M Synge; Films for the Humanities (Firm); Druid Theatre Company.
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities, 1995.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Christy Mahon, a cloddish shy young farmer, appears at the local pub in a village on the wild coast of Mayo, bearing the news that he has recently murdered his father with one blow of a spade while they were out digging potatoes. To his delighted astonishment he is hailed as a hero in the town, where he is a stranger, and begins to bask in unexpected adulation.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Film adaptations
Plays
Named Person: J M Synge; J M Synge
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Garry Hynes; J M Synge; Films for the Humanities (Firm); Druid Theatre Company.
OCLC Number: 34681480
Notes: Videorecording of the Druid Theatre Company presentation from the Donmar Warehouse, Covent Garden.
Credits: Director, Garry Hynes.
Cast: Maeliosa Stafford, Mick Lally, Paddy Dooney, Brid Brennan.
Description: 2 videocassettes (140 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: a Druid Theatre Company production ; produced by Ravel Productions.

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Christy Mahon, a cloddish shy young farmer, appears at the local pub in a village on the wild coast of Mayo, bearing the news that he has recently murdered his father with one blow of a spade while they were out digging potatoes. To his delighted astonishment he is hailed as a hero in the town, where he is a stranger, and begins to bask in unexpected adulation.

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