The Resource The merchant of Venice, 2 Entertain ; written by William Shakespeare ; directed by Cedric Messina ; produced by Gerald Savory, (DVD)

The merchant of Venice, 2 Entertain ; written by William Shakespeare ; directed by Cedric Messina ; produced by Gerald Savory, (DVD)

Label
The merchant of Venice
Title
The merchant of Venice
Statement of responsibility
2 Entertain ; written by William Shakespeare ; directed by Cedric Messina ; produced by Gerald Savory
Contributor
Actor
Director
Interviewee
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
BBC broadcast of the retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy. The merchant, Antonio, borrows money from Shylock the Jew and signs a bond stipulating that if the money is not paid when due, Shylock may cut a pound of flesh from Antonio's body. Antonio is unable to pay the debt and is brought to trial where he is defended by Portia, disguised as a man
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music arranged and directed by The Consort of Musike, directors Anthony Rooley and James Tyler ; producer Gerald Savory ; directed by Cedric Messina
Date time place
Originally broadcast for British television on April 16, 1972
Dewey number
791.45/72
Language note
Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
  • PN1992.77
  • PR2825.A23
LC item number
  • .M4734 2008
  • F56 1972dvd
PerformerNote
Maggie Smith (Portia), Frank Finlay (Shylock), Charles Gray (Antonio), Christopher Gable (Bassanio), Nerys Hughes (Nerissa)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1934-
  • 1926-2016
  • 1928-2000
  • 1941-
  • 1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Smith, Maggie
  • Messina, Cedric
  • Savory, Gerald
  • Finlay, Frank
  • Gray, Charles D.
  • Gable, Christopher
  • Hughes, Nerys
  • Shakespeare, William
  • BBC Video (Firm)
  • BBC Worldwide Ltd
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • 2 Entertain (Firm)
Runtime
130
Series statement
Maggie Smith at the BBC
Series volume
disc 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shylock
  • Smith, Maggie
  • Merchants
  • Loans, Personal
  • Man-woman relationships
Technique
live action
Label
The merchant of Venice, 2 Entertain ; written by William Shakespeare ; directed by Cedric Messina ; produced by Gerald Savory, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Title from container
  • Bonus feature: Acting in the 60's: Maggie Smith (1967) : a 44 min. interview with Maggie Smith
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn233003189
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 130 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2000002644
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)233003189
System details
DVD ; NTSC ; Dolby digital mono, stereo ; 4:3 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The merchant of Venice, 2 Entertain ; written by William Shakespeare ; directed by Cedric Messina ; produced by Gerald Savory, (DVD)
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Title from container
  • Bonus feature: Acting in the 60's: Maggie Smith (1967) : a 44 min. interview with Maggie Smith
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn233003189
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 130 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2000002644
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)233003189
System details
DVD ; NTSC ; Dolby digital mono, stereo ; 4:3 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD

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