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

The merchant of Venice, by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; a BBC 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 ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; a BBC production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Jonathan Miller ; director, Jack Gold
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
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
YVO
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Merchant of Venice (Television program : 1980)
  • Shakespeare plays (Television program)
Credits note
Editor, Malcolm Banthorpe ; music, Stephen Oliver, Carl Davis
Dewey number
822.33
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English, with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PR2825
LC item number
.A23 2003
PerformerNote
Warren Mitchell, Gemma Jones, John Franklyn-Robbins, John Nettles, Kenneth Cranham, Susan Jameson, Leslie Udwin, Douglas Wilmer, John Rhys-Davies, Alan David, Richard Morant, Enn Reitel
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1934-
  • 1930-
  • 1943-
  • 1944-
  • 1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Miller, Jonathan
  • Gold, Jack
  • Mitchell, Warren
  • Jones, Gemma
  • Franklyn-Robbins, John
  • Nettles, John
  • Cranham, Kenneth
  • Shakespeare, William
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Time-Life Films
  • Ambrose Video Publishing
Runtime
157
Series statement
  • The complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare. Comedy
  • The dramatic works of William Shakespeare
  • The comedies of William Shakespeare
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shylock (Fictitious character)
  • Jews
  • Venice (Italy)
  • Moneylenders
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The merchant of Venice, by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; a BBC 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
  • BBC Shakespeare comedies giftbox set release Aug. 2003, per publisher
  • Special features: about Ambrose; list of 'the most popular and widely used versions of Shakespeare's plays'; previews ; 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)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm79411514
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (157 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)79411514
System details
DVD, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The merchant of Venice, by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; a BBC 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
  • BBC Shakespeare comedies giftbox set release Aug. 2003, per publisher
  • Special features: about Ambrose; list of 'the most popular and widely used versions of Shakespeare's plays'; previews ; 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)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm79411514
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (157 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)79411514
System details
DVD, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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