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by Eugene O'Neill.
Adapted and produced by Royston Morley.
[Starring] Mary Newcomb, Marjorie Mars, and Andrew Osborn

The action of the play takes place immediately outside and inside the Mannon house in New England; on a wharf at Boston; and inside the cabin of the clipper Flying Trades.
The time is 1865-6, just after the end of the American Civil War.
(Andrew Osborn appears by permission of Maurice Ostrer)
(Part 2 of 'Mourning Becomes Electra' will be televised on Thursday at 8.30 p.m.)


Eugene O'Neill
Adapted and produced by:
Royston Morley
Barry Learoyd
Christine Mannon:
Mary Newcomb
Lavinia Mannon:
Marjorie Mars
Seth Beckwith:
Charles Rolfe
Hazel Niles:
Joy Shelton
Captain Peter Niles, U.S. Federal Army:
Kenneth More
Captain Adam Brant, of the Clipper Flying Trades:
Ralph Michael
Brigadier-General Ezra Mannon, U.S. Federal Army:
Mark Dignam
1st Lieut Orin Mannon, U.S. Federal Army:
Andrew Osborn
American voices played by:
Aletha Orr
American voices played by:
Tucker McGuire
American voices played by:
MacDonald Parke

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