Mourning Becomes Electra

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Eugene O'Neill's updated version of the Orestaia. In New England, after the American Civil War, a war-weary Agamem--er, Ezra Mannon comes home to his unhappy wife (Christine) and loving daughter (Lavinia). But Lavinia's ex-suitor, Adam Brant, has become Christine's lover, and together Adam and Christine plot to poison Ezra. When they succeed, Lavinia turns to her brother Orin to help bring the lovers to justice, but when they succeed, Orin goes mad and his suicide note may come between Lavinia and her new suitor, Peter Niles.

Year : 1947
Director : Dudley Nichols
Actors : Rosalind Russell, Michael Redgrave and Raymond Massey

2 comments

Great upload!

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Keep up the good work!
By Daniel Engelke March
I really like this movie, even though I understand Rosalind Russell did not. Thank you for posting, However, I think my player is outdated because the voices are not in sync with the action of the characters.
By Kathy Falcon last year