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The merchant of Venice [videorecording] / by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Jonathan Miller ; director, Jack Gold.

Publication:
New York, NY : Ambrose Video Pub., [2000]
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (157 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. BBC TV Shakespeare (London, England)
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. 2000 (Ambrose Video) Works.
Complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare
Complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare. Comedy
Shakespeare plays.
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Subjects:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Film adaptations.
Shylock (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Television adaptations.
Television series.
System Details:
DVD; digitally remastered; picture & sound enhanced.
System requirements for downloadable script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.
Summary:
Blending tragedy and comedy, this play presents contrasts and ambiguities, the complexities of which lie in the character Shylock, its captivating villain. Is he a villain, a buffoon, or tragic hero?
Participant:
Warren Mitchell, Gemma Jones, John Franklyn-Robbins, John Nettles, Kenneth Graham, Susan Jameson.
Notes:
"Produced by BBC & Time-Life Films"--Container.
Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1980.
Texts of original series bear title BBC TV Shakespeare.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Classes of 1883 and 1884 Fund.
Contributor:
Miller, Jonathan, 1934-2019 , Producer
Gold, Jack, 1930- , Director
Mitchell, Warren. , Actor
Jones, Gemma. , Actor
Franklyn-Robbins, John. , Actor
Jameson, Susan. , Actor
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service. , Producer
Time-Life Television. , Producer
Ambrose Video Publishing. , Distributor
Classes of 1883 and 1884 Fund.
OCLC:
45687576