Item Details

Doctor Faustus [electronic resource]

MVD Entertainment Group
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
This classic play is aimed at the student, teacher, lecturer and theatre lover alike. Staged using professional actors and directors at London's award-winning Greenwich Theatre, "The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus" was first published in 1604 by Christopher Marlowe. Having decided he has accumulated all he can of conventional knowledge, Doctor Faustus turns to magic in a quest for greater truths. Before long, he ends up selling his soul to the devil: the famous "Faustian pact" that's entered the language. Dr Faustus gradually realizes his terrible mistake.
Release Date
2010
Run Time
316 min.
Language
English
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 05, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Contents
  • Dr. Faustus: Prologue (2:38)
  • Choosing Magic (5:51)
  • Good and Bad Angels (2:16)
  • Teachers of Magic (4:02)
  • Is Faustus Doomed? (2:00)
  • Incantation: In the Company of Devils (3:28)
  • Bargain with the Devil (6:29)
  • Comic Relief: Wagner's Clown Servant (4:55)
  • Blood Bargain (5:45)
  • Visit from the Devils (5:47)
  • Conditions of the Contract (2:17)
  • Bride for Faustus (4:48)
  • Clowns and Spells (2:22)
  • Repentance or Damnation? (2:21)
  • Mephistopheles on Planets and the Heavens (2:45)
  • Seven Deadly Sins (7:18)
  • Request to See Hell (1:58)
  • Traveling the Heavens (4:08)
  • Playing Tricks on the Pope (5:39)
  • Mephistopheles and the Stable Hand (6:34)
  • Chorus: Faustus at Home (1:11)
  • Appearance of Alexander the Great (6:21)
  • Power to Punish (2:15)
  • Trickery (6:31)
  • Magic Show for the Duke (4:48)
  • Conjuror (2:50)
  • Good vs. Evil (3:53)
  • Helen of Troy: Source of Immortality? (3:18)
  • Resigned to Fate (3:52)
  • Faustus: Last Human Contact (4:24)
  • Entreaty for Redemption (5:59)
  • Victorious Hell (3:29)
  • Curtain Call (0:54)
  • Credits: Doctor Faustus (0:47)
  • Director Elizabeth Freestone: Production Notes (6:16)
  • Director Training (2:28)
  • Production & Costume Designer (3:34)
  • Lighting Designer (6:01)
  • Characterization (4:04)
  • Actor: Doctor Faustus (7:54)
  • Actor: Mephistopheles (5:41)
  • Actor: Wagner/Lucifer/Beelzebub (0:40)
  • Actor: Devil/Pride/Duchess (0:43)
  • Actor: Good Angel/Old Man (2:19)
  • Actor: Evil Angel/Helen of Troy (1:06)
  • Actor: Cornelius/Robin/Lechery (1:03)
  • Actor: Lawman/Gluttony/Cardinal/Emperor (1:02)
  • Actor: Multiple Roles (3:59)
  • How to Learn What the Play is About (0:57)
  • Doctor Faustus (Static Wide Shot) (2:38)
  • Choosing Magic (6:39)
  • Good and Bad Angels (2:06)
  • Teachers of Magic (4:16)
  • Is Faustus Doomed? (1:58)
  • Incantation: In the Company of Devils (4:10)
  • Bargain with the Devil (5:59)
  • Blood Bargain (6:00)
  • Visit from the Devils (5:38)
  • Conditions of the Contract (2:04)
  • Bride for Faustus (5:15)
  • Clowns and Spells (2:24)
  • Repentance or Damnation? (2:13)
  • Mephistopheles on Planets and the Heavens (2:30)
  • Seven Deadly Sins (7:27)
  • Request to See Hell (2:00)
  • Traveling the Heavens (4:20)
  • Mephistopheles and the Stable Hand (6:25)
  • Chorus: Faustus at Home (1:14)
  • Appearance of Alexander the Great (6:02)
  • Power to Punish (2:05)
  • Trickery (6:27)
  • Magic Show for the Duke (4:51)
  • Conjuror: Helen of Troy (2:50)
  • Good vs. Evil (3:57)
  • Helen of Troy: Source of Immortality? (3:29)
  • Resigned to Fate (3:31)
  • Faustus: Last Human Contact (4:14)
  • Entreaty for Redemption (5:48)
  • Victorious Hell (3:26)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2010.
Publisher no.
51480 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (316 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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