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Uniform Title Merchant of Venice (Television program : 1973)
Title The merchant of Venice [(DVD) videorecording] / [presented by] ITC Distribution ; Jonathan Miller's production ; by William Shakespeare ; presented by the National Theatre ; directed for television by John Sichel.

Imprint [United Kingdom] : Opus Arte, 2016.
Publication Info. [United States] : Shout! Factory, [2016]
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 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction  F MERCHA    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (128 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
Description digital optical rda
video file DVD video rda
Motion picture.
System Details DVD video; Region 1; NTSC.
Cast Laurence Olivier, Joan Plowright, Jeremy Brett, Michael Jayston.
Note A television version of Jonathan Miller's 1973 London stage production.
Release date: May 17, 2016.
Summary Set in 1860's Venice, a young Venetian borrows money from a Jew who gives him the money on the security of one pound of flesh. Upon default the Jew insists on payment of his bond and the young Venetian is rescued by the heroine disguised as a male lawyer.
Language English dialogue; English subtitles.
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Television adaptations.
Shylock (Fictitious character) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Moneylenders -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Venice (Italy) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (OCoLC)fst00029048 -- Videodiscs.
Italy -- Venice (OCoLC)fst01204473 -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Television adaptations.
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Television adaptations. (OCoLC)fst01710478
DVD-video discs.
Added Author Sichel, John, -2005, television director.
Miller, Jonathan, 1934- television producer.
Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989, actor.
Plowright, Joan, actor.
Brett, Jeremy, 1933-1995, actor.
Jayston, Michael, 1935- actor.
Television adaptation of (work): Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merchant of Venice.
Standard No. 826663166569
Music No. SF16656 Shout! Factory
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