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Title of the Film OEDIPUS THE KING
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1967
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 97
Length (in meters) 2662
Colour colour
Genre Tragedy
Based on/Source Play by Sophocles
Production Companies Crossroads World Film Services
Producer(s) Michael Luke
Director Philip Saville
Cast Christopher Plummer, Orson Welles, Lilli Palmer, Richard Johnson, Cyril Cusack, Roger Livesey, Donald Sutherland, Friedrich Ledebur
Literature Times, 13 June 1968.
Variety, 3 July 1968.
Monthly Film Bulletin, vol. 35, no. 415 (August 1968).
New York Times, 19 September 1968.
Special notes Director of photography: Walter Lassally.

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