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The Resource The merchant of Venice, by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Jonathan Miller ; director, Jack Gold, (videorecording)

The merchant of Venice, by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Jonathan Miller ; director, Jack Gold, (videorecording)

Label
The merchant of Venice
Title
The merchant of Venice
Statement of responsibility
by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Jonathan Miller ; director, Jack Gold
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
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?"--Container
Member of
Additional physical form
Special features: Digitally remastered ; picture & sound enhanced ; PC/MAC downloadable scripts ; scene selection.
Cataloging source
YVO
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Merchant of Venice (Television program : 1980)
  • Shakespeare plays (Television program)
Credits note
Editor, Malcolm Banthorpe; music, Stephen Oliver, Carl Davis
Dewey number
822.33
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English, with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Warren Mitchell, Gemma Jones, John Franklyn-Robbins, John Nettles, Kenneth Cranham, Susan Jameson, Leslee Udwin, Douglas Wilmer, John Rhys-Davies, Alan David, Richard Morant, Enn Reitel
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1934-
  • 1930-
  • 1943-
  • 1944-
  • 1920-
  • 1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Miller, Jonathan
  • Gold, Jack
  • Mitchell, Warren
  • Jones, Gemma
  • Franklyn-Robbins, John
  • Nettles, John
  • Cranham, Kenneth
  • Jameson, Susan
  • Udwin, Leslee
  • Wilmer, Douglas
  • Rhys-Davies, John
  • David, Alan
  • Morant, Richard
  • Reitel, Enn
  • Shakespeare, William
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Time-Life Television
  • Ambrose Video Publishing
Runtime
157
Series statement
  • The dramatic works of William Shakespeare
  • The complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare. Comedy
  • Shakespeare plays
  • The dramatic works of William Shakespeare
  • The comedies of William Shakespeare
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shylock (Fictitious character)
  • Jews
  • Venice (Italy)
  • Moneylenders
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The merchant of Venice, by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Jonathan Miller ; director, Jack Gold, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1980
  • BBC Shakespeare comedies giftbox set release Aug. 2003, per publisher
  • "¬©Ambrose Video 2003"--End credits
  • Special features: about Ambrose; list of 'the most popular and widely used versions of Shakespeare's plays'; previews ; DVD-ROM access to the complete script in Microsoft Word document format (system requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm79411514
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (157 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
739815002588
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVD 20640
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)79411514
System details
DVD, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The merchant of Venice, by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Jonathan Miller ; director, Jack Gold, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1980
  • BBC Shakespeare comedies giftbox set release Aug. 2003, per publisher
  • "¬©Ambrose Video 2003"--End credits
  • Special features: about Ambrose; list of 'the most popular and widely used versions of Shakespeare's plays'; previews ; DVD-ROM access to the complete script in Microsoft Word document format (system requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm79411514
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (157 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
739815002588
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVD 20640
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)79411514
System details
DVD, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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