Long Days Journey Into Night

Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)

Film version, with an outstanding cast, of the magnum opus of America's premiere playwright, Eugene O'Neill. O'Neill was influenced by the Chekhov, Ibsen and Strindberg's new style of realism, and introduced it to American audiences, thus bringing modern theatre to America.

This semi-autobiographical tragedy posthomously won O'Neill his 4th Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and is on every short list of the greatest plays of the 20th century.

Written by: Eugene O'Neill
Directed by: Sidney Lumet

CAST:

Ralph Richardson........... as James
Katherine Hepburn......... as Mary
Jason Robards............... as Jamie (also played the role in the original 1957 Broadway production)
Dean Stockwell............... as Edmund

ATTRIBUTIONS:
Film is in the Public Domain, as indicated by Internet Archive:
https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

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