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Cast

Credited cast:
Stellar Bennett Stellar Bennett
Roberts Blossom ...  Seth
Bruce Davison ...  Orin Mannon
Jeffrey DeMunn ...  Adam
Joan Hackett ...  Christine Mannon
Thomas Hill
Roberta Maxwell ...  Lavinia Mannon
Deborah Offner ...  Hazel
Richard Russell Ramos Richard Russell Ramos
Josef Sommer ...  Ezra Mannon
Peter Weller ...  Peter
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Country:

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English

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6 December 1978 (USA) See more »

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Great Performances: Mourning Becomes Electra See more »

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Runtime:

(in 5 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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worth the time invested
9 August 2003 | by dreed444See all my reviews

I agree with the above comment completely. O'Neill is not everyone's cup of tea, but if you ARE interested in some of the greatest American dramas ever penned, then O'Neill is for you. Yes, his plays are long and arduous but they reveal so much about the human condition, not to mention the writers', that it is worth the time it takes to read them or, as in this case, watch them. 'Mourning' may not be the best to cut your teeth on, so I might recommend "Long Day's Journey Into Night", "Moon for the Misbegotten" or "The Iceman Cometh" -- but no matter which you choose you are in for a wonderful theatrical and personal experience. This DVD was also enhanced by afterwords by Dr. Erich Segal and I appreciated his insights greatly. Highly recommended.


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