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

The merchant of Venice, by William Shakespeare ; 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 ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Jonathan Miller ; director, Jack Gold
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
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?
Member of
Cataloging source
CUY
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Senior cameraman, Geoffrey Feld ; incidental music composed by Carl Davis ; video tape editor, Malcolm Banthorpe
Date time place
Taped May 15-21, 1980 at the BBC Television studios in London
PerformerNote
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)
Runtime
157
Series statement
The complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare. Comedy
Technique
live action
Label
The merchant of Venice, by William Shakespeare ; 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
  • DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format
Color
  • multicolored
  • one color
Control code
ocm45687576
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 videodisc (157 min.)
File format
one file format
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • optical disk
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a923053
  • a923053
System details
  • DVD
  • System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The merchant of Venice, by William Shakespeare ; 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
  • DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format
Color
  • multicolored
  • one color
Control code
ocm45687576
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 videodisc (157 min.)
File format
one file format
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • optical disk
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a923053
  • a923053
System details
  • DVD
  • System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive
Video recording format
laserdisc

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