The merchant of Venice
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New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [2000 or 2001].


General Note
Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1980.
General Note
DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format.
Creation/Production Credits
Senior cameraman, Geoffrey Feld ; incidental music composed by Carl Davis ; video tape editor, Malcolm Banthorpe.
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).
Date/Time and Place of Event
Taped May 15-21, 1980 at the BBC Television studios in London.
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 Details
System Details
System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.


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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Miller, J., Gold, J., Mitchell, W., Jones, G., Franklyn-Robbins, J., Jameson, S., & Shakespeare, W. (20002001). The merchant of Venice . Ambrose Video Pub..

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jonathan Miller et al.. 20002001. The Merchant of Venice. Ambrose Video Pub.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jonathan Miller et al.. The Merchant of Venice Ambrose Video Pub, 20002001.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Miller, Jonathan, et al. The Merchant of Venice Ambrose Video Pub., 20002001.

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