Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, .
1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.
Includes English, dubbed Portuguese, and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish or Thai.
Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Cyril Cusack, Michael Hordern, Alfred Lynch, Alan Webb, Michael York, Victor Spinetti, Natasha Pyne.
Producers, Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Franco Ziffirelli ; screenplay writers, Paul Dehn, Susu Cecchi D'Amico, Franco Zeffirelli ; director, Franco Zeffirelli ; director of photography, Oswald Morris ; editor, Peter Taylor ; original music, Nino Rota ; costume designers, Danilo Donati, Irene Sharaff ; production designers, John de Cuir ... [et al.].
Originally released as a motion picture in 1967.
Based on the play by William Shakespeare.
Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate.
Special features: production notes; theatrical trailer; bonus trailer; talent files.
MW, 6-09; 9-09(add)
William Shakespeare's The taming of the shrew
Taming of the shrew (Motion picture : 1967)
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