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Yes but IMHO it's important to READ the scenario of the movie. It was published with tonnes of pics of he original movie. Out of print now. It is different from the play, esp. the ending.
Peter

Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>Thanks, David. I've requested a copy of Shakespeare & The Popular Dramatic Tradition. I look forward to reading the book, as well as Eliot's introduction to it. 
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>As for the movie version of Murder in the Cathedral, suggested by Peter, one might view the film at the following link:
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>CR 
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>From: David Boyd <[log in to unmask]>
>To: [log in to unmask] 
>Sent: Thursday, September 27, 2012 9:35 AM
>Subject: Re: TS Eliot: Murder in the Cathedral
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>This Shakespeare scholar probably influenced Martin Browne; Eliot etc
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> http://www.amazon.com/Shakespeare-The-Popular-Dramatic-Tradition/dp/B000O8BQ38
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>On 27 September 2012 05:23, P <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>I agree totally. It very full of resonances, much more so than TWL.
>TWL resonates only horizontally with sequences of time. MITC does that but also resonates out of time with all kinds of spirituality. It is a joy to direct, which I have done -- a truly REAL play. It has perfect continuity with the Christian spiritual tradition.
>It presents that tradition I'm a radically new way. //Read the revision made for the movie version.//
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>Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>Happened to be browsing it at the following link:
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>http://books.google.com/books?id=lc3krClq6bEC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false 
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>There is an inexhaustible quality about the play that outlasts years of reading it. 
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>From: Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]>
>To: [log in to unmask] 
>Sent: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 11:19 PM
>Subject: TS Eliot: Murder in the Cathedral
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>Murder in the Cathedral
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>An exceedingly powerful treatment of a momentous subject. There is a compelling poetic intensity that grips your imagination from first to last. A la Sophocles and Shakespeare.  
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>CR 
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