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Author: Cedric MessinaDesmond DavisKenneth ColleyKate NelliganTim Pigott-SmithAll authors
Publisher: New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [2000 or 2001]
Series: Shakespeare plays.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Digital video collection
Database:WorldCat
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Cruel Angelo is left in charge of Vienna when the Duke pretends to leave town. Angelo revives an old law against fornication and sentences Claudio to death for seducing Juliet, Claudio's betrothed. Claudio's sister, Isabella, pleads for his life and Angelo offers to spare him in exchange for her virginity. Angelo's corruption and severity are punished when the Duke reveals that he has witnessed it all.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Film adaptations
Television adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Additional Physical Format: Measure for measure.
(OCoLC)46357896
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Cedric Messina; Desmond Davis; Kenneth Colley; Kate Nelligan; Tim Pigott-Smith; Christopher Strauli; John McEnery; Jacqueline Pearce; William Shakespeare; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Time-Life Television.; Ambrose Video Publishing.
OCLC Number: 144606013
Language Note: In English ; Closed captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1979.
Credits: Music, James Tyler and the London Early Music Group.
Cast: Kenneth Colley (Duke Vincentio), Kate Nelligan (Isabella), Tim Pigott-Smith (Angelo), Christopher Strauli (Claudio), John McEnery (Lucio), Jacqueline Pearce (Mariana), Frank Middlemass (Pompey), Alun Armstrong (Provost), Adrienne Corri (Mistress Overdone), Ellis Jones (Elbow), John Clegg (Froth), William Sleigh (Barnardine), Neil McCarthy (Abhorson), Yolande Palfrey (Juliet), Eileen Page (Francisca), Kevin Stoney (Escalus), Godfrey Jackman (Friar Thomas), Alan Tucker (First Gentleman), John Abbott (Second Gentleman), David Browning (A Justice), Geoffrey Cousins (Servant), David King Lassman (Pageboy).
Event notes: Taped May 17-22, 1978 at the BBC Television studios in London.
Description: 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (168 min.))
Series Title: Shakespeare plays.
Other Titles: BBC Television Shakespeare (Television program)
Responsibility: by William Shakespeare ; a BBC-TV production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Cedric Messina ; director, Desmond Davis.

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Cruel Angelo is left in charge of Vienna when the Duke pretends to leave town. Angelo revives an old law against fornication and sentences Claudio to death for seducing Juliet, Claudio's betrothed. Claudio's sister, Isabella, pleads for his life and Angelo offers to spare him in exchange for her virginity. Angelo's corruption and severity are punished when the Duke reveals that he has witnessed it all.

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