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Long Day’s Journey into Night

Synopsis
Eugene O’Neill’s autobiographical family drama A LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT in a made-for-television performance by the National Theatre Company. For his portrayal of aging actor James Tyrone, Laurence Olivier won an Emmy for Outstanding Single Performance by a Lead Actor. Constance Cummings plays his morphine-addicted wife, Mary; Denis Quilley plays his alcoholic son, Jamie; and Ronald Pickup plays the ill writer Edmund.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2011
Year of production
1973
Notes
Broadcast on ITV in the Sunday Night Theatre series on 22/4/1973
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
autobiography; O’Neill, Eugene; television drama; drama - Irish

Credits

Director
Peter Wood
Writer
Eugene O’Neill
Cast
Constance Cummings 
Denis Quilley 
Laurence Olivier 
Maureen Lipman 
Ronald Pickup 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£12.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
162 minutes
Year
2012

Distributor

Name

Network

Email
shop@networkonair.com
Web
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Phone
01992 657707
Address
19-20 Blythe Road
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Hammersmith
London
W14 0HN
Notes
Founded in 1997, Network specialises in distributing niche television programmes, predominantly licensed from Granada Ventures and Fremantle. They have recently branched into feature film distribution. Sale via retail outlets or direct via Network’s website, which has some’web exclusive’ offers.
 

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