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The Devils

Author: Robert H SoloKen RussellVanessa RedgraveOliver ReedDudley SuttonAll authors
Publisher: New York : Warner Home Video [distributor], ©1981.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 17th-century France, against the religious wars and political intrigues of Cardinal Richelieu, an outbreak of hysteria in a convent leads to public exorcism, mass torture, and the execution of a free-thinking, licentious priest.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Adaptations
Historical re-creations
Sociological drama
Named Person: Urbain Grandier; Armand Jean du Plessis Richelieu, duc de; Urbain Grandier; Armand Jean du Plessis Richelieu, duc de
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert H Solo; Ken Russell; Vanessa Redgrave; Oliver Reed; Dudley Sutton; David Watkin; Robert Cartwright; Michael Bradsell; Peter Maxwell Davies; John Whiting; Aldous Huxley; Russo Productions Ltd.; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); Warner Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 11013783
Notes: Based on the play of the same title by John Whiting and the book The Devils of Loudon by Aldous Huxley.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1971.
Credits: Director of photography, David Watkin ; art director, Robert Cartwright ; editor, Michael Bradsell ; music composed and conducted by Peter Maxwell Davies.
Cast: Vanessa Redgrave, Oliver Reed, Dudley Sutton [and others].
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videocassette (105 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: Russo Productions Ltd. ; Warner Bros. ; produced by Robert H. Solo and Ken Russell ; screenplay by Ken Russell ; directed by Ken Russell.

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In 17th-century France, against the religious wars and political intrigues of Cardinal Richelieu, an outbreak of hysteria in a convent leads to public exorcism, mass torture, and the execution of a free-thinking, licentious priest.

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<http:\/\/dbpedia.org\/resource\/New_York_City<\/a>> # New York<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"New York<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/791.43\/<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/54658884#Agent\/warner_home_video_distributor<\/a>> # Warner Home Video [distributor]<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a bgn:Agent<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Warner Home Video [distributor]<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/54658884#CreativeWork\/devils<\/a>> # Devils.<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:CreativeWork<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:creator<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/61775126<\/a>> ; # John Whiting<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Devils.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/54658884#CreativeWork\/devils_of_loudun<\/a>> # Devils of Loudun.<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:CreativeWork<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:creator<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/71392434<\/a>> ; # Aldous Huxley<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Devils of Loudun.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/54658884#Organization\/russo_productions_ltd<\/a>> # Russo Productions Ltd.<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Russo Productions Ltd.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/54658884#Person\/grandier_urbain_1590_1634<\/a>> # Urbain Grandier<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:birthDate<\/a> \"1590<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:deathDate<\/a> \"1634<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Grandier<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Urbain<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Urbain Grandier<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/54658884#Person\/richelieu_armand_jean_du_plessis_duc_de_1585_1642<\/a>> # duc de Armand Jean du Plessis Richelieu<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:birthDate<\/a> \"1585<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:deathDate<\/a> \"1642<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Richelieu<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Armand Jean du Plessis<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"duc de Armand Jean du Plessis Richelieu<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/enk<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0dcterms:identifier<\/a> \"enk<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
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<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/125616052<\/a>> # Warner Home Video (Firm)<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Warner Home Video (Firm)<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/128184159<\/a>> # Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/17281187<\/a>> # Vanessa Redgrave<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:birthDate<\/a> \"1937<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Redgrave<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Vanessa<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Vanessa Redgrave<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/2494509<\/a>> # Urbain Grandier<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:birthDate<\/a> \"1590<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:deathDate<\/a> \"1634<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Grandier<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Urbain<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Urbain Grandier<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/41574612<\/a>> # Michael Bradsell<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Bradsell<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Michael<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Michael Bradsell<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/42048740<\/a>> # David Watkin<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:birthDate<\/a> \"1925<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:deathDate<\/a> \"2008<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Watkin<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"David<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"David Watkin<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/61775126<\/a>> # John Whiting<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:birthDate<\/a> \"1917<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:deathDate<\/a> \"1963<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Whiting<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"John<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"John Whiting<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/64271053<\/a>> # Peter Maxwell Davies<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:birthDate<\/a> \"1934<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:deathDate<\/a> \"2016<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Davies<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Peter Maxwell<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Peter Maxwell Davies<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/70209212<\/a>> # Robert Cartwright<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Cartwright<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Robert<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Robert Cartwright<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/71031614<\/a>> # Dudley Sutton<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:birthDate<\/a> \"1933<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Sutton<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Dudley<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Dudley Sutton<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/71392434<\/a>> # Aldous Huxley<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:birthDate<\/a> \"1894<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:deathDate<\/a> \"1963<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Huxley<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Aldous<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Aldous Huxley<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/78451514<\/a>> # Robert H. Solo<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Solo<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Robert H.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Robert H. Solo<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/85079952<\/a>> # Ken Russell<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:birthDate<\/a> \"1927<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:deathDate<\/a> \"2011<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Russell<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Ken<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Ken Russell<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/90617962<\/a>> # Oliver Reed<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:birthDate<\/a> \"1938<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:deathDate<\/a> \"1999<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Reed<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Oliver<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Oliver Reed<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
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