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: Mourning Becomes Electra: Part 2

by Eugene O'Neill.
Adapted and produced by Royston Morley.

The action opens on a wharf at Boston where the Flying Trades is moored, and continues in the cabin of the clipper. Later the scene is set either immediately outside or in the Mannon house in New England. The time is 1866-7
(Part 1 of Mourning Becomes Electra was televised on March 30)
(Ralph Michael appears by permission of Ealing Studios)

Contributors

Author: Eugene O'Neill
Adapter/producer: Royston Morley.
Designs: Barry Learoyd
Chantyman: Edward Byrne
Captain Adam Brant, of the clipper Flying Trades: Ralph Michael
Christine Mannon: Mary Newcomb
First Lieut. Orin Mannon, U.S. Federal Army: Basil C. Langton
Lavinia Mannon: Marjorie Mars
Hazel Niles: Joy Shelton
Captain Peter Niles, U.S. Federal Army: John Stevens
Seth Beckwith, a gardener: Charles Farrell
Seth Small: Edward Byrne
Ira Mackel: Willoughby Gray
Amos Ames: Macdonald Parke

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.15)








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