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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, (DVD)

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, (DVD)

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
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Conductor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PA4414.O7
LC item number
Y43 2002
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
  • 1920-2007
  • 1928-1998
  • 1917-2004
  • 1918-2000
  • 1913-1983
  • 1912-1990
  • 1920-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Yeats, W. B.
  • Guthrie, Tyrone
  • Kipnis, Leonid
  • Campbell, Douglas
  • Stuart, Eleanor
  • Rain, Douglas
  • Goodier, Robert
  • Hutt, William
  • Davis, Donald
  • Van Bridge, Tony
  • House, Eric
  • Tyas, Gertrude
  • Cameron, Naomi
  • Franklin, Barbara
  • Applebaum, Louis
  • Thorpe Davie, Cedric
  • Barlow, Roger
  • Meyer, Richard C.
  • Sophocles
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
  • Stratford Festival (Ont.)
Runtime
88
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Oedipus
  • Wide-screen DVDs
  • Greek drama (Tragedy)
  • Feature films
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, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957
Carrier category
DVD
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
local
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An introduction to Oedipus -- Praise the king -- A proclamation -- The prophecy of Tiresias -- Creon, traitor or friend? -- Rage against Laius -- Good news -- No son of Polybus -- The herdsman -- "Most miserable of all men" -- Misfortune and pity
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
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 control number
  • (OCoLC)50188710
  • 625770
  • (OCoLC)ocm50188710
  • 625770
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, (DVD)
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957
Carrier category
DVD
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
local
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An introduction to Oedipus -- Praise the king -- A proclamation -- The prophecy of Tiresias -- Creon, traitor or friend? -- Rage against Laius -- Good news -- No son of Polybus -- The herdsman -- "Most miserable of all men" -- Misfortune and pity
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
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 control number
  • (OCoLC)50188710
  • 625770
  • (OCoLC)ocm50188710
  • 625770
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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