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The merchant of Venice

Author: John SichelJonathan MillerLaurence OlivierJoan PlowrightJeremy BrettAll authors
Publisher: Van Nuys, CA : LIVE Home Video, [1993]
Series: Literary masterpieces.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in 1860's Venice, a young Venetian borrows money from a Jew who gives him the money on the security of one pound of flesh. Upon default the Jew insists on payment of his bond and the young Venetian is rescued by the heroine disguised as a male lawyer.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Feature films
Drama
Television adaptations
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Sichel; Jonathan Miller; Laurence Olivier; Joan Plowright; Jeremy Brett; Michael Jayston; William Shakespeare; National Theatre (Great Britain); ITC Entertainment Group.; LIVE Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0784001332 9780784001332
OCLC Number: 28918688
Notes: A television version of Jonathan Miller's 1973 London stage production.
Credits: Executive producer, Cecil Clarke.
Cast: Laurence Olivier, Joan Plowright, Jeremy Brett, Michael Jayston.
Description: 1 videocassette (131 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; hi-fi.
Series Title: Literary masterpieces.
Other Titles: Merchant of Venice (Television program : 1973)
Responsibility: [presented by] ITC Distribution ; Jonathan Miller's production ; presented by the National Theatre ; directed for television by John Sichel.

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Set in 1860's Venice, a young Venetian borrows money from a Jew who gives him the money on the security of one pound of flesh. Upon default the Jew insists on payment of his bond and the young Venetian is rescued by the heroine disguised as a male lawyer.

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