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The Merchant of Venice

Author: William ShakespeareJonathan MillerJack GoldWarren MitchellGemma JonesAll authors
Publisher: New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [between 2000 and 2001]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : CD for computer : Document : NTSC color broadcast system   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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?
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Genre/Form: Fiction television programs
Made-for-TV movies
Television adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television plays
Foreign television programs
DVD
Video
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: William Shakespeare; Shylock, (Fictitious character); Shylock, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Jonathan Miller; Jack Gold; Warren Mitchell; Gemma Jones; John Franklyn-Robbins; Susan Jameson; British Broadcasting Corporation,; Time-Life Television,; Ambrose Video Publishing,
OCLC Number: 45687576
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles.
Notes: "Comedy"--Container.
"Word for word written by William Shakespeare"--Container.
Extras: the complete script in Microsoft Word document format.
Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1980.
Credits: Senior cameraman, Geoffrey Feld ; incidental music composed by Carl Davis ; video tape editor, Malcolm Banthorpe.
Cast: John Franklyn-Robbins, Gemma Jones, Susan Jameson, Warren Mitchell.
Event notes: Taped May 15-21, 1980 at the BBC Television studios in London.
Description: 1 videodisc (157 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-video; digitally remastered; picture & sound enhanced.; System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.
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.
Other Titles: Merchant of Venice (Television program : 1980)
Shakespeare plays (Television program)
Responsibility: by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Jonathan Miller ; director, Jack Gold.

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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?

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