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The Resource Shakespeare Wallah, Merchant Ivory Productions ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; story & screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ; directed by James Ivory

Shakespeare Wallah, Merchant Ivory Productions ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; story & screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ; directed by James Ivory

Label
Shakespeare Wallah
Title
Shakespeare Wallah
Statement of responsibility
Merchant Ivory Productions ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; story & screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ; directed by James Ivory
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The real-life adventures of a traveling theater group in India during the final days of English colonial rule. They try to uphold British tradition by staging Shakespearean plays but can't compete with the wildly popular Bollywood film industry
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Subrata Mitra ; editor, Amit Bose ; music, Satyajit Ray
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.S535 2004
PerformerNote
Shashi Kapoor, Felicity Kendal, Geoffrey Kendal, Laura Liddell, Madhur Jaffrey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1927-2013
  • 1909-
  • 1909-1992
  • 1933-
  • 1930-2001
  • 1921-1992
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Merchant, Ismail
  • Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer
  • Ivory, James
  • Kapoor, Shashi
  • Kendal, Felicity
  • Kendal, Geoffrey
  • Liddell, Laura
  • Jaffrey, Madhur
  • Mitra, Subrata
  • Ray, Satyajit
  • Merchant Ivory Productions
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
122
Series statement
Merchant Ivory collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Actors
  • Theater
  • India
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Shakespeare Wallah, Merchant Ivory Productions ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; story & screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ; directed by James Ivory
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1965
  • Special features: new high-definition digital transfer, enhanced for widescreen television; The Delhi Way (1964), a 45-minute documentary film by director James Ivory about the continually evolving city of Delhi; conversation with the filmmakers, part of a new series of interviews with Ismail Merchant; original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Isbn
9780780028746
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429194225
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
SHA130
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm54984964
  • (Sirsi) o54984964
  • (OCoLC)54984964
  • 391712
  • 391712
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Shakespeare Wallah, Merchant Ivory Productions ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; story & screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ; directed by James Ivory
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1965
  • Special features: new high-definition digital transfer, enhanced for widescreen television; The Delhi Way (1964), a 45-minute documentary film by director James Ivory about the continually evolving city of Delhi; conversation with the filmmakers, part of a new series of interviews with Ismail Merchant; original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Isbn
9780780028746
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429194225
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
SHA130
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm54984964
  • (Sirsi) o54984964
  • (OCoLC)54984964
  • 391712
  • 391712
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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