The taming of the shrew

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Physical Desc
1 videodisc (127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
"Comedies of William Shakespeare"--container spine
General Note
Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1980.
General Note
Digitally remastered ; picture and sound enhanced ; English subtitles
General Note
DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format.
Creation/Production Credits
Senior cameraman, Jim Atkinson ; music composed by Stephen Oliver ; video tape editor, Howard Dell.
Simon Chandler (Lucentio), Anthony Pedley (Tranio), John Franklyn-Robbins (Baptista), Frank Thornton (Gremio), Sarah Badel (Katherine), Jonathan Cecil (Hortensio), Susan Penhaligon (Bianca), Harry Waters (Biondello), John Cleese (Petruchio), David Kincaid (Grumio), Bev Willis (Baptista's Servant), Angus Lennie (Curtis), Harry Webster (Nathaniel), Gil Morris (Philip), Leslie Sarony (Gregory), Derek Deadman (Nicholas), Denis Gilmore (Peter), John Bird (Pedant), Alan Hay (Tailor), David Kinsey (Haberdasher), John Barron (Vincentio), Joan Hickson (Widow), Tony Martell (Officer).
Date/Time and Place of Event
Taped June 18-24, 1980 at the BBC Television studios in London.
The marriage of two strong-minded people provides the spark for a comic confrontation between the sexes: The "shrew, " Katharina, is so ill-tempered she seems unlikely to find a husband. Her father refuses to let her younger sister marry until Katherina is off his hands. Petruchio appears, marries Katharina, and "tames" her so well that he wins a bet with two other men on a test of their wives' obedience.
System Details
System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Chandler, S., Cleese, J., Badel, S., & Shakespeare, W. (20002001). The taming of the shrew. New York: Ambrose Video Pub.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Simon. Chandler et al.. 20002001. The Taming of the Shrew. New York: Ambrose Video Pub.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Simon. Chandler et al., The Taming of the Shrew. New York: Ambrose Video Pub, 20002001.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Chandler, Simon., John Cleese, Sarah Badel, and William Shakespeare. The Taming of the Shrew. New York: Ambrose Video Pub, 20002001. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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