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Title The Merchant of Venice

Publication Info. Ambrose Video, 1980.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2018.
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (158 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
Playing Time 023756
Note Title from title frames.
In Process Record.
Performer Kenneth Cranham, John Franklyn-Robbins,  John Rhys-Davies,  Alan David, John Nettles, Richard Morant, Gemma Jones
Event Originally produced by Ambrose Video in 1980.
Summary This production is part of a famous series produced by BBC of all of William Shakespeare's plays. The resulting films, renowned for their loyalty to the text, utilized the best theatrical and television directors and brought highly praised performances from leading contemporary actors. One of Shakespeare's most famous comedies, THE MERCHANT OF VENICE has become most celebrated for its captivating villain, Shylock. Blending tragedy and comedy, this play presents contrasts and ambiguities. The complexity lies in the character Shylock. Is he a villain, a buffoon or tragic hero?. Starring Warren Mitchell (Till Death Us Do Part), BAFTA award winner Gemma Jones, and John Rhys-Davies (Indiana Jones, Lord of the Rings).
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language In English
Subject Literature
Motion pictures
Genre Comedy
Feature films.
Added Author Gold, Jack, filmmaker
Ambrose Video (Firm), Distributor.
Kanopy (Firm), Distributor.
Music No. 1931094 Kanopy
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