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Mourning Becomes Electra

Mourning Becomes Electra(1947)

Also Known As: Eugene O'Neill's Mourning Becomes Electra |

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Brief Synopsis

Repressed passions and shameful secrets destroy a New England family.

Cast & Crew

Dudley Nichols Director
Rosalind Russell Lavinia Mannon
Michael Redgrave Orin Mannon
Raymond Massey Ezra Mannon
Katina Paxinou Christine Mannon
Leo Genn [Capt.] Adam Brant
Kirk Douglas Peter Niles
Nancy Coleman Hazel Niles
Henry Hull Seth Beckwith
Sara Allgood Landlady
Thurston Hall Dr. Blake
Walter Baldwin Amos Ames
Elisabeth Risdon Mrs. Hills

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 19 Nov 1947; Los Angeles opening: 25 Dec 1947
Release Date:  1947 Production Date:  UCLA
1/2" videocassette #VA5763-64M, Aug 93
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  121 or 157 or 173 or 175 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  15,710    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • A Tale From the Crypt

    Jay Harbaugh 2019-03-03

    To call this movie "stagey" would be giving it a break. I can't believe this turgid tale ever worked, even on the stage.For nearly 3 hours... MORE>

  • Too Old??

    Patrick Keenan 2019-03-03

    Note to Reca A. Powell - In original B'way production Lavinia was played by Alice Brady who was nearly 39 yrs.old. In the 1972 revival Pamela... MORE>

  • Remember "Nightmare Inn"?

    Linda 2017-02-23

    I recently watched this movie for 1st time when TCM ran it as part of their pre-Oscar fest but have been chewing on it a bit since, not quite sure what I... MORE>