Classical Theatrical Devices Movie Review 1989

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Explores classical theatrical devices, including painted panels; raised stage; expressive masks; high-soled shoes; padded shoulders; the ekkyklema, a platform on wheels rolled to the edge of the orchestra to reveal perpetrators and victims; the deus ex machina; and the ladder of Charos, for ghosts from the underworld.


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Available on VHS
Running time 26 minutes.

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