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The Merchant Of Venice (200)


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Published: New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [2000 or 2001]
Series: Complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare
Description:  1 videodisc (157 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Language:  English

Digitally remastered ; Picture & sound enhanced ; word for word as written by William Shakespeare

John Franklyn-Robbins (Antonio), John Rhys-Davies (Salerio), Alan David (Solanio), John Nettles (Bassanio), Richard Morant (Lorenzo), Kenneth Cranham (Gratiano), Gemma Jones (Portia), Susan Jameson (Nerissa), Daniel Mitchell (Balthasar), Warren Mitchell (Shylock), Marc Zuber (Prince of Morocco), Enn Reitel (Launcelot Gobbo), Joe Gladwin (Old Gobbo), Roger Martin (Leonardo), Leslee Udwin (Jessica), Peter Gale (The Prince of Arragon), Richard Austin (Antonio's Servant), Arnold Diamond (Tubal), Douglas Wilmer (The Duke of Venice), Shaun Scott (Stephano), Adrian Harman (Musician)

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?


System requirements: PC/Mac downloadable scripts

Related Searches:
Shylock -- (Fictitious character)
Television plays.
Television adaptations.

Additional Credits:
Miller, Jonathan, 1934-
Gold, Jack, 1930-2015.
Mitchell, Warren.
Jones, Gemma.
Franklyn-Robbins, John.
Jameson, Susan.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
British Broadcasting Corporation.
Time-Life Films.
Ambrose Video Publishing.

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