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The Resource The taming of the shrew, by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; a production by Jonathan Miller

The taming of the shrew, by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; a production by Jonathan Miller

Label
The taming of the shrew
Title
The taming of the shrew
Statement of responsibility
by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; a production by Jonathan Miller
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Contributor
Actor
Composer
Film director
Film distributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The marriage of two strong-minded people provides the spark for a comic confrontation between the sexes: The "shrew, " Katharina, is so ill-tempered she seems unlikely to find a husband. Her father refuses to let her younger sister marry until Katherina is off his hands. Petruchio appears, marries Katharina, and "tames" her so well that he wins a bet with two other men on a test of their wives' obedience. Dr. Miller's production portrays Petruchio as an early Puritan, to reflect his view that the play is about the need to set up a sober household
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Cataloging source
IAD
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Taming of the shrew (Television program : 1980)
  • Shakespeare plays (Television program)
Credits note
Senior cameraman, Jim Atkinson ; video tape editor, Howard Dell ; music composed by Stephen Oliver
Date time place
Taped June 18-24, 1980 at the BBC Television studios in London
Dewey number
791.45/72
Language note
English dialogue; with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PR2832
LC item number
.A23 2003
PerformerNote
Simon Chandler (Lucentio) ; Anthony Pedley (Tranio) ; John Franklyn-Robbins (Baptista) ; Frank Thornton (Gremio) ; Sarah Badel (Katherine) ; Jonathan Cecil (Hortensio) ; Susan Penhaligon (Bianca) ; Harry Waters (Biondello) ; John Cleese (Petruchio) ; David Kincaid (Grumio) ; Bev Willis (Baptista's servant) ; Angus Lennie (Curtis) ; Harry Webster (Nathaniel) ; Gil Morris (Philip) ; Leslie Sarony (Gregory) ; Derek Deadman (Nicholas) ; Denis Gilmore (Peter) ; John Bird (Pedant) ; Alan Hay (Tailor) ; David Kinsey (Haberdasher) ; John Barron (Vincentio) ; Joan Hickson (Widow) ; Tony Martell (Officer)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1934-2019
  • 1953-
  • 1950-1992
  • 1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Miller, Jonathan
  • Cleese, John
  • Badel, Sarah
  • Chandler, Simon
  • Franklyn-Robbins, John
  • Penhaligon, Susan
  • Oliver, Stephen
  • Shakespeare, William
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Time-Life Television
  • Ambrose Video Publishing
Runtime
127
Series statement
The complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Petruchio (Fictitious character : Shakespeare)
  • Katherine (Fictitious character : Shakespeare)
  • Marriage
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The taming of the shrew, by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; a production by Jonathan Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the BBC series, The Shakespeare plays, in 1980
  • Bonus features: 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)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Act I : Lucentio & Tranio arrive ; Lucentio has fallen in love ; Bianca gets a tutor -- Act II : Katherine chases Bianca ; Petruchio pressures Baptista ; Baptista, Gremio & Tranio enter -- Act III : The day before Katherine's wedding ; Everyone has gathered for the wedding ; Tranio & Lucentio stay behind -- Act IV : Grumio arrives complaining ; Kate starves at Petruchio's house ; Tranio & Vincentio -- Biondello takes Lucentio & Bianca to the church ; Lucentio throws a banquet ; Kate is the first wife to come
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (127 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
739815002601
Other physical details
sound, color;
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm46358837
  • (Sirsi) o46358837
  • (OCoLC)46358837
  • 1729293
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The taming of the shrew, by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; a production by Jonathan Miller
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the BBC series, The Shakespeare plays, in 1980
  • Bonus features: 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)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Act I : Lucentio & Tranio arrive ; Lucentio has fallen in love ; Bianca gets a tutor -- Act II : Katherine chases Bianca ; Petruchio pressures Baptista ; Baptista, Gremio & Tranio enter -- Act III : The day before Katherine's wedding ; Everyone has gathered for the wedding ; Tranio & Lucentio stay behind -- Act IV : Grumio arrives complaining ; Kate starves at Petruchio's house ; Tranio & Vincentio -- Biondello takes Lucentio & Bianca to the church ; Lucentio throws a banquet ; Kate is the first wife to come
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (127 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
739815002601
Other physical details
sound, color;
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm46358837
  • (Sirsi) o46358837
  • (OCoLC)46358837
  • 1729293
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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