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William Shakespeare's "The merry wives of Windsor"

Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Century Home Video : Bennett Video Group [distributor], ©1982.
Series: William Shakespeare's comedy, v. VIII.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sir John Falstaff, a roguish seducer, plots to entice potentially unfaithful wives and then live off them. Falstaff writes identical love letters to both Mistress Page and Mistress Ford. Falstaff's intentions are discovered. The wives plot to teach him a lesson while Mistress Ford's husband uses the opportunity to test his wife's fidelity."--Container.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare
OCLC Number: 28445858
Notes: Title from title screen.
"B008."
Presented by the Shakespeare Society of America.
"Staged as seen in the 16th century."--Container.
Credits: Director, Jack Manning ; producer, R. Thad Taylor ; artistic executive producer, Jack Manning.
Cast: Leon Charles, Gloria Grahame, Valerie Seelie-Snyder.
Performer(s): Host: John Houseman.
Description: 2 videocassettes (2 hr., 30 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: William Shakespeare's comedy, v. VIII.
Other Titles: Merry wives of Windsor
Responsibility: executive producer, Bard Productions.

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"Sir John Falstaff, a roguish seducer, plots to entice potentially unfaithful wives and then live off them. Falstaff writes identical love letters to both Mistress Page and Mistress Ford. Falstaff's intentions are discovered. The wives plot to teach him a lesson while Mistress Ford's husband uses the opportunity to test his wife's fidelity."--Container.

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