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Director  Peter Wood
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Genre  Drama
Country  United Kingdom
8/10 IMDb

Writer  Eugene ONeill (play)
Story by  Eugene ONeill
Language  English
Long Days Journey into Night (1973 film) movie poster
Cast  Laurence Olivier (James Tyrone Sr.), Constance Cummings (Mary Tyrone), Denis Quilley (James 'Jamie' Tyrone Jr.), Ronald Pickup (Edmund Tyrone), Maureen Lipman (Cathleen)
Release date  1973
Based on  Long Days Journey Into Night  by Eugene ONeill
Awards  Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Single Performance By An Actor In A Leading Role
Similar movies  Laurence Olivier appears in Long Days Journey into Night and directed Hamlet

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Long Day's Journey Into Night is a 1973 videotaped television adaptation of the Eugene O'Neill play of the same name. It was directed by Michael Blakemore and Peter Wood with Cecil Clarke as executive producer. The recording is a version of Royal National Theatre's 1971 staging of the play, and features Laurence Olivier (Tyrone), Constance Cummings (Mary), Denis Quilley (Jamie), Ronald Pickup (Edmund), and Maureen Lipman (Cathleen).

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Plot

The play follows one day in the lives of the Tyrone family, each member is troubled and has been damaged by alcohol or other drugs. They have issues with each other that lead to fights and an inability to reconcile with one another.

Cast and characters

  • Laurence Olivier - James Tyrone, Sr.
  • Constance Cummings - Mary Tyrone
  • Denis Quilley - James Tyrone, Jr. ("Jamie")
  • Ronald Pickup - Edmund Tyrone
  • Maureen Lipman - Cathleen
  • Award and nominations

  • Olivier won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (1973)
  • The production received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Single Program - Drama or Comedy (1973)
  • Olivier was nominated for Best Actor in the British Academy Television Awards (1974)
  • References

    Long Day's Journey into Night (1973 film) Wikipedia
    Long Days Journey into Night (1973 film) IMDb Long Days Journey into Night (1973 film) themoviedb.org


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