The Merchant of Venice
(DVD)

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English
ISBN
9781582811499

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General Note
Reissue of the version released by Time-Life Video in 1980; originally broadcast by the BBC in 1980.
Creation/Production Credits
Producer, Jonathan Miller ; director, Jack Gold ; music, Stephen Oliver ; literary consultant, Dr. John Wilders.
Participants/Performers
John Franklin-Robbins (Antonio), John Nettles (Bassanio), Kenneth Graham (Gratiano), Gemma Jones (Portia), Susan Jameson (Nerissa), Warren Mitchell (Shylock), Leslie Udwin (Jessica), Douglas Wilmer (Duke of Venice).
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To finance Bassanio's voyage to Belmont to win the hand of Portia, Antonio borrows money from the Jew Shylock with a pound of his own flesh as collateral. The ships sink and Shylock demands his pound of flesh. Portia disguises herself as a lawyer and wins the case by specifying that Shylock cannot take one drop of Antonio's blood.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Shakespeare, W., Franklyn-Robbins, J., Jones, G., Mitchell, W., Gold, J., & Miller, J. (19871980). The Merchant of Venice. New York, N.Y.: Ambrose Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

William Shakespeare et al.. 19871980. The Merchant of Venice. New York, N.Y.: Ambrose Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

William Shakespeare et al., The Merchant of Venice. New York, N.Y.: Ambrose Video, 19871980.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Shakespeare, William, et al. The Merchant of Venice. New York, N.Y.: Ambrose Video, 19871980. DVD.

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