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The Resource 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

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

Label
Oedipus Rex
Title
Oedipus Rex
Statement of responsibility
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
Title variation
Sophocles' Oedipus Rex
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
VQT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
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
PerformerNote
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)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1865-1939
  • 1900-1971
  • 1899-1968
  • 1922-2009
  • 1918-2000
  • 1913-1983
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Yeats, W. B.
  • Guthrie, Tyrone
  • Kipnis, Leonid
  • Campbell, Douglas
  • Stuart, Eleanor
  • Rain, Douglas
  • Applebaum, Louis
  • Thorpe Davie, Cedric
  • Sophocles
  • Sophocles
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
  • Stratford Festival (Ont.)
Runtime
88
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Oedipus
  • Greek drama (Tragedy)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957
  • For special features see interactive menu
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
50188710
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (88 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
014381154924
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
ID1549CODVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Region 1, Dolby Digital mono, widescreen presentation, original theatrical aspect ratio 1.85:1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957
  • For special features see interactive menu
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
50188710
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (88 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
014381154924
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
ID1549CODVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Region 1, Dolby Digital mono, widescreen presentation, original theatrical aspect ratio 1.85:1
Video recording format
DVD

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