is a 1973 videotaped television adaptation of the Long Day's Journey Into Night Eugene O'Neill play of the same name. It was directed by Michael Blakemore and Peter Wood with Cecil Clarke as executive producer. The recording is a version of Royal National Theatre's 1971 staging of the play, and features Laurence Olivier (Tyrone), Constance Cummings (Mary), Denis Quilley (Jamie), Ronald Pickup (Edmund), and Maureen Lipman (Cathleen).
The play follows one day in the lives of the Tyrone family, each member is troubled and has been damaged by
alcohol or other drugs. They have issues with each other that lead to fights and an inability to reconcile with one another.
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Olivier won the
Emmy Award for Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (1973) The production received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Single Program - Drama or Comedy (1973)
Olivier was nominated for Best Actor in the
British Academy Television Awards (1974)
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