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The Resource A midsummer night's dream, by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Jonathan Miller ; directed by Elijah Moshinsky

A midsummer night's dream, by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Jonathan Miller ; directed by Elijah Moshinsky

Label
A midsummer night's dream
Title
A midsummer night's dream
Statement of responsibility
by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Jonathan Miller ; directed by Elijah Moshinsky
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Choreographer
Composer
Designer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Three plots intertwine: the entangled love affairs of Demetrius and Helena, Lysander and Hermia, the comic performance of a "play within a play" by the tradesmen of Athens and the antics in fairyland of King Oberon and Queen Titania
Member of
Cataloging source
YVO
Characteristic
  • diorama
  • videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Midsummer night's dream (Television program : 1981 : British Broadcasting Corporation)
  • Shakespeare plays (Television program)
Credits note
Choreographer, Eleanor Fazan ; designer, David Myerscough-Jones ; editor, Graham Taylor ; music composed by Stephen Oliver
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English, with optional English subtitles
LC call number
  • PN1997
  • PR2827.A23
LC item number
  • .M4388x 2003
  • M67 2003
PerformerNote
Estelle Kohler (Hippolyta) ; Nigel Davenport (Theseus) ; Hugh Quarshire (Philostrate) ; Pippa Guard (Hermia) ; Nicky Henson (Demetrius) ; Robert Lindsay (Lysander) ; Cherith Mellor (Helena) ; Brian Glover (Bottom) ; Phil Daniels (Puck) ; Helen Mirren (Titania) ; Peter McEnery (Oberon) ; Geoffrey Palmer (Quince)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1934-
  • 1949-
  • 1934-1997
  • 1958-
  • 1927-
  • 1930-
  • 1950-1992
  • 1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Miller, Jonathan
  • Moshinsky, Elijah.
  • Kohler, Estelle.
  • Davenport, Nigel.
  • Quarshie, Hugh.
  • Henson, Nicky.
  • Lindsay, Robert
  • Mellor, Cherith.
  • Mirren, Helen.
  • McEnery, Peter.
  • Guard, Pippa.
  • Glover, Brian
  • Daniels, Phil
  • Palmer, Geoffrey
  • Fazan, Eleanor
  • Myerscough-Jones, David.
  • Oliver, Stephen
  • Taylor, Graham
  • Shakespeare, William
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Time-Life Films
  • Ambrose Video Publishing
Runtime
112
Series statement
  • The complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare
  • Comedies of William Shakespeare
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Courtship
  • Kings and rulers
  • Fairy plays
  • Athens (Greece)
  • English drama (Comedy)
  • Courtship
  • English drama (Comedy)
  • Fairy plays
  • Kings and rulers
  • Greece
Technique
live action
Label
A midsummer night's dream, by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Jonathan Miller ; directed by Elijah Moshinsky
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1981
  • "The Comedies of William Shakespeare" -- Container
  • "Word for word as written by William Shakespeare" -- Container
  • Originally produced by BBC Television in association with Time-Life Television in 1981
  • Originally produced for the BBC series Shakespeare plays
  • Special features: about Ambrose; list of 'the most popular and widely used versions of Shakespeare's plays'; previews ; DVD-ROM access to the complete script in Microsoft Word document format (system requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
  • multicolored
  • black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
739815002595
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
011
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • optical disk
System control number
  • (OCoLC)78159564
  • (OCoLC)ocm78159564
System details
DVD, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A midsummer night's dream, by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; producer, Jonathan Miller ; directed by Elijah Moshinsky
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1981
  • "The Comedies of William Shakespeare" -- Container
  • "Word for word as written by William Shakespeare" -- Container
  • Originally produced by BBC Television in association with Time-Life Television in 1981
  • Originally produced for the BBC series Shakespeare plays
  • Special features: about Ambrose; list of 'the most popular and widely used versions of Shakespeare's plays'; previews ; DVD-ROM access to the complete script in Microsoft Word document format (system requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
  • multicolored
  • black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
739815002595
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
011
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • optical disk
System control number
  • (OCoLC)78159564
  • (OCoLC)ocm78159564
System details
DVD, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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