The merchant of Venice

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Physical Desc
1 videodisc (157 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1980.
General Note
Special features: about Ambrose; list of 'the most popular and widely used versions of Shakespeare's plays'; previews ; DVD-ROM access to the complete script in Microsoft Word document format (system requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive)
Creation/Production Credits
Editor, Malcolm Banthorpe ; music, Stephen Oliver, Carl Davis.
Warren Mitchell (Shylock) ; Gemma Jones (Portia) ; John Franklyn-Robbins (Antonio) ; John Nettles (Bassanio) ; Kenneth Cranham (Gratiano) ; Susan Jameson (Nerissa) ; Leslee Udwin (Jessica) ; Douglas Wilmer (Duke of Venice) ; John Rhys-Davies (Salerio) ; Alan David (Solanio) ; Richard Morant (Lorenzo) ; Enn Reitel (Launcelot Gobbo)
"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?"--Container.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details
English, with optional English subtitles.
APA Citation (style guide)

Miller, J., Gold, J., Mitchell, W., Jones, G., Franklyn-Robbins, J., Nettles, J., Cranham, K., Jameson, S., Udwin, L., Wilmer, D., Rhys-Davies, J., David, A., Morant, R., Reitel, E., & Shakespeare, W. (2003). The merchant of Venice. New York, NY: Ambrose Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Jonathan Miller et al.. 2003. The Merchant of Venice. New York, NY: Ambrose Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Jonathan Miller et al., The Merchant of Venice. New York, NY: Ambrose Video, 2003.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Miller, Jonathan, et al. The Merchant of Venice. New York, NY: Ambrose Video, 2003. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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