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Timon of Athens

Author: Jonathan PryceJohn ShrapnelWilliam ShakespeareJonathan MillerCedric MessinaAll authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Ambrose Video, 1987.
Series: Complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents Shakespeare's play about a noble Athenian who finds himself in financial difficulties and discovers that the friends who used to fawn on him now refuse to help him. Cursing mankind, Timon leaves Athens and settles in a cave where he finds buried treasure. He meets Alcibiades, a banished general, and finances an expedition against Athens. Alcibiades negotiates peace, but Timon dies alone in his cave.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Television adaptations
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Pryce; John Shrapnel; William Shakespeare; Jonathan Miller; Cedric Messina; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Time-Life Television.; Time-Life Video.; Ambrose Video Publishing.
OCLC Number: 30209274
Notes: Reissue of a version released by Time-Life Video; originally broadcast by the BBC in 1981.
Producers, Cedric Messina and Jonathan Miller ; literary consultant, Dr. John Wilders.
Credits: Camera, Jim Atkinson; editor, Malcolm Banthorpe; music, Stephen Oliver.
Cast: Jonathan Pryce (Timon), John Shrapnel (Alcibiades), Norman Rodway, John Welsh, John Fortune, Sebastian Shaw, Max Arthur, Terence McGinity, Geoffrey Collins.
Description: 1 videocassette (128 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare.
Responsibility: by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television.

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Presents Shakespeare's play about a noble Athenian who finds himself in financial difficulties and discovers that the friends who used to fawn on him now refuse to help him. Cursing mankind, Timon leaves Athens and settles in a cave where he finds buried treasure. He meets Alcibiades, a banished general, and finances an expedition against Athens. Alcibiades negotiates peace, but Timon dies alone in his cave.

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