Television: Kudos & Choler

Kudos & Choler Oedipus the King has stood well the test of 2,400 years, of almost every spoken tongue, of a multitude of translators, interpreters and tamperers. When it appeared on TV last week, the test was strictly of TV. Was the narrow, circumscribed cathode world of 17 or 21 inches up to the big challenge of one of the most compelling and most perfect of plays? The answer, delivered lovingly by Omnibus, over ABC, was yes. In an uninterrupted hour and five minutes of clean-plucked verse and smoothly paced action, Producer Robert Saudek and Director...

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