Mourning Becomes Electra

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Mourning Becomes Electra

poison ship lover love based on play or musical new england greek tragedy

Mourning Becomes Electra

Release Date: November 19, 1947

Year    :   1947
Slogan    :   «...Mother and daughter in love with the same man ... rivals in ruthlessness even to murder!»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   RKO Radio Pictures
Director    :   Dudley Nichols
Producers    :   Dudley Nichols
Writers    :   Dudley Nichols, Eugene O'Neill
RunTime    :   173 mins.

Near the end of the Civil War, the proud residents of Mannon Manor await the return of shipping tycoon Ezra Mannon and son Orin. Meanwhile Ezra’s conniving wife Christine and daughter Lavinia vie for the love of a handsome captain with a dark secret while well-meaning neighbor Peter sets his sights on Lavinia.

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