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The Resource Shakespeare Wallah, Merchant Ivory Productions ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; story & screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ; directed by James Ivory, (videorecording)

Shakespeare Wallah, Merchant Ivory Productions ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; story & screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ; directed by James Ivory, (videorecording)

Label
Shakespeare Wallah
Title
Shakespeare Wallah
Statement of responsibility
Merchant Ivory Productions ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; story & screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ; directed by James Ivory
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The real-life adventures of a traveling theater group in India during the final days of English colonial rule. They try to uphold British tradition by staging Shakespearean plays but can't compete with the wildly popular Bollywood film industry
Member of
Awards note
Awards: 1 win.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Subrata Mitra ; editor, Amit Bose ; music, Satyajit Ray ; producer, Ismail Merchant ; director, James Ivory
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
In English with English subtitles. Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.S535 2004
PerformerNote
Shashi Kapoor, Felicity Kendal, Geoffrey Kendal, Laura Liddell, Madhur Jaffrey
Runtime
122
Series statement
Merchant Ivory collection
Technique
live action
Label
Shakespeare Wallah, Merchant Ivory Productions ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; story & screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ; directed by James Ivory, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Motion picture
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1965
  • Accompanying material: 1 folded sheet inside container
  • Special features: new high-definition digital transfer, enhanced for widescreen television; The Delhi Way (1964), a 45-minute documentary film by director James Ivory about the continually evolving city of Delhi; conversation with the filmmakers, part of a new series of interviews with Ismail Merchant; original theatrical trailer
Accompanying material
1 folded sheet.
Color
black and white
Contents
Special features: Widescreen version -- The Delhi Way (1964), a 45-minute documentary film by director James Ivory about the continually evolving city of Delhi -- Conversation with the filmmakers, part of a new series of interviews with Ismail Merchant, James Ivory, Shashi Kapoor, and Felicity Kendal -- Original theatrical trailer -- Language: English monaural -- Subtitles: English (SDH)
Control code
ocm54984964
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Isbn
9780780028746
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429194225
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
SHA130
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o54984964
  • (OCoLC)54984964
System details
  • DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
  • Monaural, 1.78:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Shakespeare Wallah, Merchant Ivory Productions ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; story & screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ; directed by James Ivory, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Motion picture
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1965
  • Accompanying material: 1 folded sheet inside container
  • Special features: new high-definition digital transfer, enhanced for widescreen television; The Delhi Way (1964), a 45-minute documentary film by director James Ivory about the continually evolving city of Delhi; conversation with the filmmakers, part of a new series of interviews with Ismail Merchant; original theatrical trailer
Accompanying material
1 folded sheet.
Color
black and white
Contents
Special features: Widescreen version -- The Delhi Way (1964), a 45-minute documentary film by director James Ivory about the continually evolving city of Delhi -- Conversation with the filmmakers, part of a new series of interviews with Ismail Merchant, James Ivory, Shashi Kapoor, and Felicity Kendal -- Original theatrical trailer -- Language: English monaural -- Subtitles: English (SDH)
Control code
ocm54984964
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Isbn
9780780028746
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429194225
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
SHA130
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o54984964
  • (OCoLC)54984964
System details
  • DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
  • Monaural, 1.78:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD

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