Beckett on film Waiting for Godot [director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg]; Not I [director: Neil Jordan]; Rough for theatre 1 [director: Kieron J. Walsh]; Ohio impromptu [director: Charles Sturridge]; Documentary: Check the gate - putting Beckett on film [director: Pearse Lehane].

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CLA 536.

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ContributionsLindsay-Hogg, Michael., Jordan, Neil, 1950-, Walsh, Kieron J., Sturridge, Charles., Lehane, Pearse., Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989., Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989., Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989., Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989.
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Pagination1 videodisc (DVD) (174 mins ap.p.rox.)
Number of Pages174
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