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Ubu Roi

Author: Donald PleasenceBrenda BruceJosé FerrerAndrew MartinPaul KafnoAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Insight Media, [199-?], ©1978.
Series: Drama--play, performance, perception.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This early example of expressionistic drama employs many non-realistic theatrical conventions to depict man in a distorted and exaggerated fashion in order to make fun of ambition, nobility, idealism and government. A documentary section precedes the drama.
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Genre/Form: Educational television programs
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Drama
Film adaptations
Plays
Named Person: Alfred Jarry; Alfred Jarry
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Pleasence; Brenda Bruce; José Ferrer; Andrew Martin; Paul Kafno; Alfred Jarry; Miami-Dade Community College.; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Open University.; Insight Media (Firm)
OCLC Number: 42498058
Notes: Videocassette release of an episode of a 1978 telecourse.
"DPS-12"--Videocassette label.
Credits: For Miami-Dade: producer/director, Andrew Martin ; narrator, William Hindman. For BBC/Open University: producer/director, Paul Kafno.
Cast: Donald Pleasence, Brenda Bruce, Neil Cunningham, John Evitts, Jacqueline Delhaye ; host, José Ferrer.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Drama--play, performance, perception.
Other Titles: Jarry's Ubu Roi
Drama: play, performance, perception (Television program)
Responsibility: by Alfred Jarry ; a co-production of Miami-Dade Community College and British Broadcasting Corporation/British Open University.

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This early example of expressionistic drama employs many non-realistic theatrical conventions to depict man in a distorted and exaggerated fashion in order to make fun of ambition, nobility, idealism and government. A documentary section precedes the drama.

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