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The taming of the shrew

Author: Franco ZeffirelliPaul DehnSuso Cecchi d'AmicoRichard BurtonElizabeth TaylorAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, [1999], ©1967.
Series: Columbia classics (DVD videodiscs)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen version (2.35:1)View all editions and formats
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Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Comedy films
Films for the hearing impaired
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Franco Zeffirelli; Paul Dehn; Suso Cecchi d'Amico; Richard Burton; Elizabeth Taylor; Michael York; Victor Spinetti; Natasha Pyne; Cyril Cusack; Michael Hordern; Alfred Lynch; Alan Webb; Oswald Morris; Peter Taylor; Nino Rota; William Shakespeare; Columbia Pictures Corporation.; Royal Films International (Firm); F.A.I. (Films Artistici Internazionali); Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0767828003 9780767828000
OCLC Number: 42749302
Language Note: English, Portuguese or Spanish dialogue, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish or Thai subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Special features: production notes; theatrical trailer; bonus trailer; talent files.
Based on the play by William Shakespeare.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1967.
Credits: Director of photography, Oswald Morris ; editor, Peter Taylor ; original music, Nino Rota.
Cast: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Cyril Cusack, Michael Hordern, Alfred Lynch, Alan Webb, Michael York, Victor Spinetti, Natasha Pyne.
Description: 1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.
Contents: Special features: production notes; theatrical trailer; bonus trailer; talent files.
Series Title: Columbia classics (DVD videodiscs)
Other Titles: Taming of the shrew (Motion picture : 1967)
William Shakespeare's The taming of the shrew
Bisbetica domata
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures presents a Burton-Zeffirelli Productions a Royal Films International/F.A.I. Production ; producers, Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Franco Zeffirelli ; screenplay writers, Paul Dehn, Susu Cecchi D'Amico, Franco Zeffirelli ; director, Franco Zeffirelli.

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Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate.

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