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; Stephane, Nicole, 1928- ; Racine, Jean, 1639-1699. Phedre ; Packard, William ; Bell, Marie, 1900- ; Chevrier, Jean, 1915-1975 ; Dacqmine, Jacques ; Giraud, Claude ; Torrens, Tania ; Ancinex Films du Valois ; Galba Films ; Video Yesteryear (Firm)
[Sandy Hook, Conn.] : Video Yesteryear, 1968.

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Other Authors Bell, Marie, 1900-
Chevrier, Jean, 1915-1975.
Dacqmine, Jacques.
Giraud, Claude.
Jourdan, Pierre.
Packard, William.
Racine, Jean, 1639-1699.
Stephane, Nicole, 1928-
Torrens, Tania.
Ancinex Films du Valois.
Galba Films.
Video Yesteryear (Firm)
Subjects Classical drama.
Feature films -- France.
Film adaptations.
Foreign films.
Motion pictures, French.
Phaedra (Greek mythology) -- Drama.
Description 1 videocassette (93 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
digital video rda
videocassette
VHS
Copyright Date 1968.
Notes Based on: Phedre / by Jean Racine and the play: Hippolytus / by Euripides.
Videocassette release of 1968 motion picture.
French dialogue; English subtitles from William Packard's Alexandrine translation of Racine's Phedre.
Summary Jean Racine's dramatization of the Greek classic based on the Greek legend of Theseus, who returned from war with the Minoans to become king of Athens, and took Phedre, daughter of the vanquished King Minos, to be his wife. Phedre falls in love with Theseus' son Hippolyte, who does not return her love. In anger she prays to Neptune to destroy him, but when Hippolyte is in fact killed after fighting a sea monster, Phedre kills herself in remorse.
Production Credits Director, Pierre Jourdan ; producer, Nicole Stephane ; photography, Michel Kelber ; music, Francois Couperin ; editor, Genevieve Winding ; Alexandrine verse translation, William Packard ; set decoration, Leon Barsacq ; costume design, Marcel Escoffier ; production manager, Antoinette Delarue.
Performers Marie Bell (Phedre), Jean Chevrier (Theramine), Jacques Dacqmine (Theseus), Claude Giraud (Hippolyte), Tania Torrens (Aricie), Claudia Maurin (Ismene), Jean-Noel Sissia (Panope), Mary Marquet (Oenone).
System Requirements VHS.
Genre Drama.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)426208780
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