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Theatrical Plays on DVD at the Leavey Library: Titles I-J

Titles I-J

The Iceman Cometh (Marvin) & The Iceman Cometh (Robards)
"In a skid row bar in New York in 1912, the patrons await the arrival of Hickey. But this time Hickey arrives sober and plans to reform his friends at the cost of their pipe dreams."

Incident at Vichy
"Television adaptation of Arthur Miller's play, set in a detention room in Vichy in 1942, where a number of Jews await interrogation before being sent to concentration camps. Issues of personal responsibility are explored through the character of an Austrian prince who has been guilty of silent complicity during the German occupation of France."

The Journey of the Fifth Horse
"Zoditch, a lonely minor functionary in a publishing house is given a diary to take home and read overnight."

Julius Caesar
"Julius Caesar is a tragedy by Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1599. It portrays the conspiracy against the Roman  dictator  of the same name, his assassination and its aftermath. It is one of several Roman plays that he wrote, based on true events from Roman history, which also include Coriolanus and Antony and Cleopatra. Although the title of the play is Julius Caesar, Caesar is not the central character in its action; he appears in only three scenes, and is killed at the beginning of the third act. The protagonist of the play is Marcus Brutus, and the central psychological drama is his struggle between the conflicting demands of honour, patriotism, and friendship."

June Moon
"In homage to the heyday of American comedy, this satire takes on 1929's Tin Pan Alley. Its main characters are a guillible lyricist and a composer who claims as his big hit a ditty called 'Paprika ... the spice of my life.' Look for composer Stephen Sondheim as a wisecracking pianist in his acting debut."