Mourning Becomes Electra

TitleMourning Becomes Electra
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1947
AuthorsNichols, Dudley
Running Time173 min
Date Released11/1947
DistributorRKO Radio Pictures
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageeng
Abstract

Adapted from the classic play by Eugene O'Neill, a New England family comes undone during the American Civil War. Lavinia Mannon discovers shocking family secrets while her father and brother are at war. Upon their return, tragedy befalls the entire Mannon family. 

Cast

Rosalind Russell

Raymond Massey

Michael Redgrave

Leo Genn

Katina Paxinou

Henry Hull

Kirk Douglas

Nancy Coleman

Sara Allgood 

Credits

Directed by Dudley Nichols

Produced by Dudley Nichols

Written by Dudley Nichols and Eugene O'Neill (play)

Music by Richard Hageman

Cinematography by George Barnes

Edited by Roland Gross and Chandler House

Genre

Drama

Full Text

Eugene O'Neill's play was an adaptation of the Greek tragedy Oresteia

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