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The merchant of Venice

Title
The merchant of Venice [videorecording] / by William Shakespeare ; produced by BBC & Time-Life Films ; producer, Jonathan Miller ; director, Jack Gold.
Publication
New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [2000 or 2001]

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Moving imageRestricted use NCOX 2250Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT

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Additional Authors
  • Miller, Jonathan, 1934-2019
  • Gold, Jack, 1930-
  • Franklyn-Robbins, John
  • Rhys-Davies, John
  • David, Alan, 1947 December 29-
  • Nettles, John, 1943-
  • Morant, Richard
  • Cranham, Kenneth, 1944-
  • Jones, Gemma
  • Jameson, Susan
  • Mitchell, Daniel
  • Mitchell, Warren
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
  • British Broadcasting Corporation.
  • Time-Life Films.
  • Ambrose Video Publishing.
Description
1 videodisc (157 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
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?
Series Statement
  • Complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare.
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Works. 2014 (Pearson). Comedy. 1987 (Ambrose Video)
Uniform Title
Merchant of Venice (Television program : 1980)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Television adaptations.
Credits (note)
  • Executive producer, Dr. Jonathan Miller ; Director, Jack Gold.
Performer (note)
  • John Franklyn-Robbins (Antonio), John Rhys-Davies (Salerio), Alan David (Solanio), John Nettles (Bassanio), Richard Morant (Lorenzo), Kenneth Cranham (Gratiano), Gemma Jones (Portia), Susan Jameson (Nerissa), Daniel Mitchell (Balthasar), Warren Mitchell (Shylock), Marc Zuber (Prince of Morocco), Enn Reitel (Launcelot Gobbo), Joe Gladwin (Old Gobbo), Roger Martin (Leonardo), Leslee Udwin (Jessica), Peter Gale (The Prince of Arragon), Richard Austin (Antonio's Servant), Arnold Diamond (Tubal), Douglas Wilmer (The Duke of Venice), Shaun Scott (Stephano), Adrian Harman (Musician).
Audience (note)
  • MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details (note)
  • DVD, digitally remastered, picture & sound enhanced; PC/Mac downloadable scripts.
Call Number
NCOX 2250
OCLC
50497819
Title
The merchant of Venice [videorecording] / by William Shakespeare ; produced by BBC & Time-Life Films ; producer, Jonathan Miller ; director, Jack Gold.
Imprint
New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [2000 or 2001]
Series
Complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare. Comedy
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Works. 2014 (Pearson). Comedy. 1987 (Ambrose Video)
System Details
DVD, digitally remastered, picture & sound enhanced; PC/Mac downloadable scripts.
Cast
John Franklyn-Robbins (Antonio), John Rhys-Davies (Salerio), Alan David (Solanio), John Nettles (Bassanio), Richard Morant (Lorenzo), Kenneth Cranham (Gratiano), Gemma Jones (Portia), Susan Jameson (Nerissa), Daniel Mitchell (Balthasar), Warren Mitchell (Shylock), Marc Zuber (Prince of Morocco), Enn Reitel (Launcelot Gobbo), Joe Gladwin (Old Gobbo), Roger Martin (Leonardo), Leslee Udwin (Jessica), Peter Gale (The Prince of Arragon), Richard Austin (Antonio's Servant), Arnold Diamond (Tubal), Douglas Wilmer (The Duke of Venice), Shaun Scott (Stephano), Adrian Harman (Musician).
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Credits
Executive producer, Dr. Jonathan Miller ; Director, Jack Gold.
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Added Author
Miller, Jonathan, 1934-2019, producer.
Gold, Jack, 1930- director.
Franklyn-Robbins, John, actor.
Rhys-Davies, John, actor.
David, Alan, 1947 December 29- actor.
Nettles, John, 1943- actor.
Morant, Richard, actor.
Cranham, Kenneth, 1944- actor.
Jones, Gemma, actor.
Jameson, Susan, actor.
Mitchell, Daniel, actor.
Mitchell, Warren, actor.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merchant of Venice.
British Broadcasting Corporation.
Time-Life Films.
Ambrose Video Publishing.
Research Call Number
NCOX 2250
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