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Title The Well of the saints [OverDrive electronic resource] / by John M. Synge ; producer and director, Larry Yust.

Publication Info. [Chicago, Ill.] : Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., [2010]
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Series Short play showcase.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
System requirements: OverDrive Media Console (file size: 144718KB).
Cast Jack Aranson, Peggy Webber, Patrick Campbell.
Audience Age group: Grades 6-12, College.
Note Originally produced in 1975.
Form Also available as VHS.
Summary This traditional Irish folk drama offers lively characters and musical speech. The satiric theme--that sometimes it is better to preserve one's illusions than to face reality--is expressed through the episode of Martin and Mary Doul's miraculously resotred sight. But more engaging than the play's "moral" are its characters. The poor, simple, superstitious folk that inhabit Synge's Irish countryside have a zest for life and a racy genius for language. Through them, Syge expresses a sense of life's comedy, richness, and pathos.
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Subject Synge, J. M. (John Millington), 1871-1909. Well of the saints.
Genre Short films.
Short films.
Added Author Yust, Larry.
Aranson, Jack.
Webber, Peggy.
Campbell, Patrick.
Synge, J. M. (John Millington), 1871-1909. Well of the saints.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc.
OverDrive, Inc.
Other Form: Original (OCoLC)20482016
Music No. 047820 Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.
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