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The agony and the ecstasy [videorecording] / Twentieth Century Fox ; International Classics ; producer/director, Carol Reed ; screen story and screenplay, Philip Dunne.

Reed, Carol, 1906-1976 (Added Author). Heston, Charlton. (Added Author). Harrison, Rex. (Added Author). Cilento, Diane. (Added Author). Andrews, Harry. (Added Author). Lupo, Alberto. (Added Author). Celi, Adolfo, 1922-1986 (Added Author). Stone, Irving, 1903-1989 Agony and the ecstasy. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jennings County Public Library - North Vernon DVD DRAMA AGO (Text) 30653003241593 Adult Drama dvd Available -
Kewanna-Union Township Public Library - Kewanna DVD AGO (Text) 35887000498641 Adult DVD Available -
Monon Town and Township Public Library - Monon DVD AGO (Text) 36825000651180 DVD Collection Available -
Schricker Main Library DRA AGO (Text) 30032001539797 DVD DRAMA Available -
Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield DVD Agony (Text) 78292000225267 Drama DVD Collection Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (139 min.) : digital dolby, sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c1965.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 1965.
Based on the novel of the same title by Irving Stone.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music composed and conducted by Alex North ; director of photography, Leon Shamroy ; art director, Jack Martin Smith ; production designed by John DeCuir ; film editor, Samuel E. Beetley.
Participant or Performer Note: Charlton Heston, Rex Harrison, Diane Cilento, Harry Andrews, Alberto Lupo, Adolfo Celi.
Summary, etc.: When Pope Julius II (Harrison) commissions Michelangelo (Heston) to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the artist initially refuses. Virtually forced to do the job by Julius, he later destroys his own work and flees Rome. Eventually resumed, the project becomes a battle of wills fueled by the artistic and temperamental differences that form the core of this movie.
System Details Note: DVD.
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564 > Drama.
Cappella Sistina (Vatican Palace, Vatican City) > Drama.

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