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Oedipus the king

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Summary:Sophocles play recounting the story of Oedipus, King of Thebes, a man, who out of stubborn pride, must know the truth at all costs.
Contributor:Taylor, Don
Gielgud, John 1904-2000
Bloom, Claire 1931
Pennington, Michael
Cusack, Cyril 1910-1993
Provider:British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Bioscope (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:Europe
Place of origin – Country:United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Place of origin – Region:England
Topical subjects:Oedipus (Greek mythology) Drama
Credits:Cast: John Gielgud (Teiresias), Claire Bloom (Jocasta), Michael Pennington (Oedipus), Cyril Cusack (Priest). Music, Derek Bourgeois.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
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