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Oedipus Rex

Title
Oedipus Rex [motion picture] / 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
1957.

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Additional Authors
  • Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939.
  • Guthrie, Tyrone, 1900-1971
  • Kipnis, Leonid, 1899-1968.
  • Campbell, Douglas, 1922-2009.
  • Stuart, Eleanor.
  • Rain, Douglas.
  • Applebaum, Louis, 1918-2000.
  • Thorpe Davie, Cedric, 1913-1983.
  • Sophocles.
Description
3 film reels (ca. 88 min.) : sd., col.; 16 mm.
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.
Uniform Title
Oedipus Rex (Motion picture : 1957)
Alternative Title
Sophocles' Oedipus Rex
Subjects
Note
  • A play by Sophocles.
Credits (note)
  • Art director, Arthur Price ; photography, Roger Barlow ; music, Louis Applebaum, Cedric Davie.
Performer (note)
  • Douglas Campbell, Eleanor Stuart, Douglas Rain ... [et al.].
Title
Oedipus Rex [motion picture] / 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.
Imprint
1957.
Cast
Douglas Campbell, Eleanor Stuart, Douglas Rain ... [et al.].
Credits
Art director, Arthur Price ; photography, Roger Barlow ; music, Louis Applebaum, Cedric Davie.
Local Note
"Reel 2" on label on can.
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Added Author
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939. Translator
Guthrie, Tyrone, 1900-1971, director.
Kipnis, Leonid, 1899-1968. Producer
Campbell, Douglas, 1922-2009. Actor
Stuart, Eleanor. Actor
Rain, Douglas. Actor
Applebaum, Louis, 1918-2000. Composer
Thorpe Davie, Cedric, 1913-1983. Composer
Sophocles. Oedipus Rex.
Added Title
Oedipus Rex (Motion picture : 1957)
Branch Call Number
M16 O
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