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Uniform Title Oedipus Rex (Motion picture : 1957)
Title Oedipus Rex / by Sophocles in a version by William Butler Yeats ; a Stratford Shakespearean Festival Foundation of Canada production ; directed by Tyrone Guthrie ; produced by Leonid Kipnis.

Publication Info. Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment, [2002]


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Description 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, Region 1, Dolby Digital mono, widescreen presentation, original theatrical aspect ratio 1.85:1.
Credits Photography, Roger Barlow ; film editor, Richard C. Meyer ; music composed and conducted by Louis Applebaum ; music for chorus, Cedric Thorpe Davie ; masks, Tania Moisewitsch, Jacqueline Cundall.
Cast Douglas Campbell (Oedipus), Eleanor Stuart (Jocasta), Robert Goodier (Creon), William Hutt (Chorus Leader), Donald Davis (Tirasias), Douglas Rain (Messenger), Tony van Bridge (Man from Corinth), Eric House (Shepherd/Old Priest), Gertrude Tyas (Nurse), Naomi Cameron (Ismene), Barbara Franklin (Antigone).
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary The Stratford, Ontario, Shakespearean Festival Players, speaking through Greek masks, present the tragedy of Oedipus, who, having unwittingly slain his father and unknowingly married his mother, is driven by the plague that has swept through his kingdom to track down the evildoer who has polluted his land and its people.
Language Closed-captioned.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Oedipus (Greek mythological figure) -- Drama.
Greek drama (Tragedy) -- Film adaptations.
Oedipus (Greek mythological figure) (OCoLC)fst01043940
Greek drama (Tragedy) (OCoLC)fst00947146
Genre/Form Fiction films.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Fiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710264
Film adaptations. (OCoLC)fst01710491
Added Author Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939.
Guthrie, Tyrone, 1900-1971, film director.
Kipnis, Leonid, 1899-1968, film producer.
Campbell, Douglas, 1922-2009, actor.
Stuart, Eleanor, actor.
Rain, Douglas, actor.
Goodier, Robert, actor.
Hutt, William, 1920-2007, actor.
Davis, Donald, 1928-1998, actor.
Van Bridge, Tony, 1917-2004, actor.
House, Eric, actor.
Tyas, Gertrude, actor.
Cameron, Naomi, actor.
Franklin, Barbara, actor.
Applebaum, Louis, 1918-2000, composer, conductor.
Thorpe Davie, Cedric, 1913-1983.
Barlow, Roger, 1912-1990, director of photography.
Meyer, Richard C., 1920-1985 editor of moving image work.
Sophocles. Oedipus Rex. English.
Sophocles. Oedipus Rex.
Image Entertainment (Firm), film distributor.
Stratford Festival (Ont.), production company.
Note Title on container: Sophocles' Oedipus Rex
Standard No. 014381154924
Music No. ID1549CODVD Image Entertainment
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