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Theatrical devices in classical theatre

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Summary:Presentation of some of the devices used in classical theatre, including deus ex machina, the crane that suspended the gods above the stage, the ladder of Charos, for ghosts from the underworld, and the physical requirements of New Comedy.
Provider:Hellēnikē Radiophōnia-Tēleorasē
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:Europe
Place of origin – Country:Greece
Topical subjects:Greek drama
Theater Greece History To 500
Credits:Narrator, Robert Lanchester.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Theater
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