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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

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

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)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1934-2019
  • 1930-2015
  • 1564-1616
  • 1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Miller, Jonathan
  • Gold, Jack
  • Mitchell, Warren
  • Jones, Gemma
  • Franklyn-Robbins, John
  • Jameson, Susan
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Nettles, John
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Time-Life Television
  • Ambrose Video Publishing
Runtime
157
Series statement
  • The complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare
  • Shakespeare plays
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shylock
  • Television programs
  • English drama (Comedy)
Target audience
adult
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1980
  • DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format
  • Classic comedy on DVD
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
  • multicolored
  • one color
Configuration of playback channels
  • unknown
  • quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 videodisc (157 min.)
File format
one file format
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
739815002588
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • optical disk
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm45687576
  • (Sirsi) o45687576
  • (TMQ) o45687576
  • 276002
  • 276002
System details
  • DVD
  • System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive
  • DVD format
Video recording format
  • DVD
  • 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
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1980
  • DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format
  • Classic comedy on DVD
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
  • multicolored
  • one color
Configuration of playback channels
  • unknown
  • quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 videodisc (157 min.)
File format
one file format
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
739815002588
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • optical disk
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm45687576
  • (Sirsi) o45687576
  • (TMQ) o45687576
  • 276002
  • 276002
System details
  • DVD
  • System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive
  • DVD format
Video recording format
  • DVD
  • laserdisc

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