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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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  • 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>

  • Too Old

    Reca A Powell 2017-02-18

    I just watched Mourning Becomes Electra for the first time, and I can not figure out how anyone could cast Rosalind Russell in the part of Lavinia,... MORE>

  • It's the genes

    Maria Ramos 2017-02-18

    WHat a performance by Michael Redgrave! I see where Vanessa got her great acting abilities from. Eugene O'Neal was no fan of the rich being a... MORE>