Taming Of The Shrew

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Genre: Comedies
Director: Franco Zeffirelli - Italian Director/Screenwriter
Theatrical Release: 1967
Rated: Not Rated
Length: 122 mins
Studio: Sony Pictures Home
Format: DVD
Language: English

Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton star in this earthy, robust version of the classic Shakespeare comedy, which was director Franco Zeffirelli's first film. Michael York plays Lucentio, the young student who falls for comely Bianca (Natasha Pyne) and must recruit Petruchio (Burton) to wed her wild and violent older sister (Taylor) before their father will allow Bianca to entertain suitors. Watching two larger-than-life lovers like Burton and Taylor slug it out in their hilarious scenes of "courtship" is something even those with no fondness for Shakespeare can truly relish.;

Language Usage   Subtitled
Release Language   English
Color   Color
HiFi Sound   N
Surround Sound   N
Digital Sound   N
Stereo Sound   N
CXEncoding   N
AC3Sound   N
THXSound   N
DTSStereo   N
Unedited Version   N
Collector's Edition   N
Director's Cut   N
Closed Captioned   N
Letterboxed   N
Extra Info   Multiple Languages
Roy Holder - British Supporting Actor
Alfred Lynch - British Actor
Alan Webb - British Character Actor
Vernon Dobtcheff - Character Actor
Franco Zeffirelli - Italian Director/Screenwriter
Franco Zeffirelli - Italian Director/Screenwriter
Franco Zeffirelli - Italian Director/Screenwriter
William Shakespeare - Sixteenth century English playwright/poet
Danilo Donati - Costume & Production Designer, worked with Fellini, Pasolini
Oswald Morris - British DOP - "Lolita", "The Man Who Would Be King"
Peter Taylor - British Editor, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (1967)
John DeCuir - Production Designer
Paul Dehn - British Writer/Song Lyricist
Elven Webb - Art Director
Victor Spinetti - Character Actor
Carlo Savina - Italian Composer
Luciano Trasatti - Italian Director Of Photography
Carlo Fabianelli - Italian Editor
Giuseppe Mariani - Italian Art Director
Sight and Sound
06/01/2001
"...Burton roars through his role...while Taylor is suitably haughty..."

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