Re: [Videolib] Resource search: Greek & Roman

w (clarkjc@jmu.edu)
Thu, 19 May 2005 16:20:36 -0400

Thanks, Gary. Very useful array of choices (some of which
should've been obvious to me if I'd thought about then for a
minute or two!). Jeff

---- Original message ----
>Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 08:31:57 -0700
>From: Gary Handman <ghandman@library.berkeley.edu>
>Subject: Re: [Videolib] Resource search: Greek & Roman drama
productions
>To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu
>
> Hi
>
> Howz bout
>
> Electra
> Directed, and screenplay, by Michael
> Cacoyannis; featuring Irene Papas. 1962. 113 min.
> avail on DVD from most home video distributors
>
> Iphigenia
> Directed, and screenplay, by Michael
> Cacoyannis; featuring Irene Papas. 1962. 113 min.
> avail on DVD from most home video distributors.
> Avail on tape from most home video
> distributors
>
> Medea.
> Director Paolo Pasolini; featuring Maria
> Calas. 100 min. Available on tape from most
> home video distributors
>
> Medea
> Staged by Jose Quintero ; producer, David
> Susskind ; directors, Jose Quintero, H. Wesley
> Kenney. Available on tape from most home
> video distributors
>
> Medea. Directed by Lars Von Trier; Cast: Kirsten
> Olesen, Udo Kier, Henning Jensen, Baard Owe,
> Solbjorg Hojfeldt. A modern-language production of
> the classic tragedy of jealousy and revenge. Based
> on the play by Euripides, adapted for the screen by
> Carl-Theodor Dreyer. 1987. avail on DVD from most
> home video distributors
>
> Dream of Passion (Medea). Featuring Melina Mercouri.
> 106 min. Available on tape from most home video
> distributors
>
> The Birds A new translation for the stage by Peter
> Meineck. Cast: Anthony Cochrane, Andrew Price, Tony
> Dunn, Daniel York. ca.95 min.
>
> The Birds Excerpts; featuring Neil Pepe, Ed Porter,
> Todd Weeks, Phil Reilly, Clare Tattersull, Terry
> Hardcastle, 1991. 43 min.
> Insight media (I think)
>
> Frogs Featuring Rick Smith, Rachel Springs, Jon
> Williams, Fiona Laird--cast of the London Small
> Theatre Company, 1991. 110 min. Video/C 3239
>
> Lysistrata Director Georgos Zervoulakos; modern
> Greek dialog with English subtitles. 97 min.
>
> Check out Insight Media at
> http://www.insight-
media.com/public_html/IMPage_Search.asp?
SearchScope=Shop&ShopID=3&ShopName=Drama+%26+Literature
>
> Antigone Director George Tzavellas; featuring Irene
> Papas, Manos Katrakis, 1962. Greek dialogue, English
> subtitles. 86 min.
> avail on DVD from most home video distributors
>
> Antigone: Rites of Passion Director Amy Greenfield;
> featuring Bertram Ross, Janet Eilber, Amy
> Greenfield, 1990.
> avail on DVD from most home video distributors
>
> Antigone / by Jean Anouilh ; produced by Jac Venza
> in association
> with David Griffiths. [videorecording]
> Cast: Genevieve Bujold, Stacy Keach, Fritz Weaver,
> Leah Chandler, James Naughton, Betty Miller,
> Louis Zorich. Avail on tape from FACETS
>
> Oedipus Rex (opera) Director, Brian Large; produced
> by Peter Gelb, Pat Jaffe ; stage production and film
> direction by Julie Taymor. avail on from most home
> video distributors
>
>
>
> I could use your recommendations on this topic.
>
> A philosophy and religion prof here is looking for
> effective
> productions that recreate Greek and/or Roman
> drama. We're
> already familiar with (and have some of) the Films
> for
> Humanities & Sciences productions. We could use
> some other
> alternatives as well.
>
> Any ideas?
>
> As usual, my thanks in advance,
>
> Jeff
>
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> James Madison University
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> UC Berkeley
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>
> ****
>
> "Movies are poems, a holy bible, the great mother of
> us."
> --Ted Berrigan

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Director
Media Resources MSC 1701
James Madison University
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clarkjc@jmu.edu (email)
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