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A new translation into English by W. S. Merwin of the medieval Spanish epic
Produced by Terence Tiller
Cantar 2: Part
The King of Morocco is defeated, leaving much piunder with the Cid, who now plans to obtain good marriages for has two daughters. King Alfonso recalls rhe Gd from ex.le, and bestows the two g:rls in marriage with the Princelings of Carrion.


Unknown: W. S. Merwin
Produced By: Terence Tiller
Narrator: James McKechnie
El Cid: Oliver Bnrt
Alvar Fanez: Marne Maitland
Dona Jimena: Nicolette Bernard
King Alfonso of Castille: Raf de la Torre
Fernando of Carrion: Martin Starkie
Diego of Carrion: David Spenser
Garcia Ordonez: David Poulson
Pedro Bermudez: Tom Lake
Don Jerome: Ralph Truman
Dona Elvira: Marjorie Westbury
A Knight: Geoffrey Matthews

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