This stylized farce, first translated in 1951, satirizes middle-class tendencies to abuse authority and become irresponsibly complacent. In this play, Ubu deposes the king of Poland in order to claim the throne.; A performance of Ubu roi / by Alfred Jarry ; translated by Cyril Connolly and Simon Watson Taylor.
Kafno, Paul; Pleasence, Donald; Bruce, Brenda; Cunningham, Neil; Jarry, Alfred 1873-1907
Open University; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Performing Arts, Music; Literature, Print Culture; Theater; Performing Arts; Literature, Print Culture; French drama 19th century
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- Physical Description
50 minutes; color
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Cast: Donald Pleasence, Brenda Bruce, Neil Cunningham, John Evitts, Oengus Macnamara, Jacqueline Delhaye, Bunny Reed, Gerald Moon, Christopher Asante, Paul Toothill.
- Other Identifiers
Filename: lms-090261; Fedora 2 PID: umd:1966; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/1103; OCLC: ocm43456394; Catalog Key: alephsys002549758; Catalog Key: FFH 8956
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