Ulysses (1967 movie)

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Ulysses
Directed byJoseph Strick
Produced byJoseph Strick
Screenplay byFred Haines
Joseph Strick
Based onUlysses
by James Joyce
StarringBarbara Jefford
Milo O'Shea
Music byStanley Myers
CinematographyWolfgang Suschitzky
Edited byReginald Mills
Distributed byBritish Lion Films
Release date
14 March 1967 (USA)
June 1967 (UK)
Running time
132 min.
CountryUK
USA
LanguageEnglish
Budget$900,000[1]
Box office$2,300,000 (US/ Canada)[2]

Ulysses is a 1967 British-American drama movie loosely based on James Joyce's novel Ulysses. It concerns the meeting of two Irishmen, Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus, in the Dublin of 1904.

It starred Milo O'Shea as Leopold Bloom, Barbara Jefford as Molly Bloom, Maurice Roëves as Stephen Dedalus, T. P. McKenna as Buck Mulligan and Sheila O'Sullivan as May Golding Dedalus. It was adapted by Fred Haines and Joseph Strick. It was directed by Strick. Haines and Strick shared an Oscar nomination for the screenplay.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Show Biz's Mr. Diversification Scheuer, Philip K. Los Angeles Times (1923–Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 24 September 1967: n16.
  2. "Big Rental Films of 1967", Variety, 3 January 1968 p 25. Please note these figures refer to rentals accruing to the distributors.
  3. McLellan, Dennis (4 June 2010). "McLellan, Dennis. (2010, June 4). ''Joseph Strick dies at 86; independent filmmaker brought 'Ulysses' to big screen''. The Los Angeles Times". Latimes.com. Retrieved 13 February 2011.

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