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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, (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
Creator
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
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Merchant of Venice (Television program : 1980)
  • BBC TV Shakespeare (Television program)
  • Shakespeare plays (Television program)
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
Dewey number
822.33
LC call number
PR2825.A2
LC item number
M58 2000
PerformerNote
John Franklyn-Robbins, Gemma Jones, Susan Jameson, Warren Mitchell
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1934-
  • 1930-2015
  • 1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Miller, Jonathan
  • Gold, Jack
  • Mitchell, Warren
  • Jones, Gemma
  • Franklyn-Robbins, John
  • Jameson, Susan
  • Shakespeare, William
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Time-Life Television
  • Ambrose Video Publishing
Runtime
157
Series statement
Complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare. Comedy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shylock
  • Venice (Italy)
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
Contents
Act I : Antonio's sadness ; Portia & Nerissa ; Shylock's loan to Bassanio -- Act II : The Prince of Morocco arrives ; Jessica bids goodbye ; The three chests -- Act III Salerio & Solanio ; Bassanio must choose ; Lorenzo assures Portia ; Act IV : Antonio's trial ; Portia disguised as Balthasar ; Bassanio gives up his ring -- Act V : Jessica & Lorenzo in love ; Portia & Nerissa enter ; Bassanio's plead with Portia
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 control number
739815002588
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • optical disk
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 677666
  • (OCoLC)45687576
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
Contents
Act I : Antonio's sadness ; Portia & Nerissa ; Shylock's loan to Bassanio -- Act II : The Prince of Morocco arrives ; Jessica bids goodbye ; The three chests -- Act III Salerio & Solanio ; Bassanio must choose ; Lorenzo assures Portia ; Act IV : Antonio's trial ; Portia disguised as Balthasar ; Bassanio gives up his ring -- Act V : Jessica & Lorenzo in love ; Portia & Nerissa enter ; Bassanio's plead with Portia
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 control number
739815002588
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • optical disk
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 677666
  • (OCoLC)45687576
System details
  • DVD
  • System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive
Video recording format
laserdisc

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