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Kaufmann von Venedig, Der

Alternative title
Merchant of Venice, The
Synopsis
A version made for German television of the 1968 stage production of The Merchant of Venice directed by Otto Schenk with Fritz Kortner as Shylock.
Language
German (Standard)
Country
Austria; Germany
Medium
Television
Transmission details
26 Oct 1968 (Channel: ORF)
Duration
159 mins

Credits

Director
Otto Schenk
Cinematographer
Peter Jasicek
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Gerhard Wimberger
Adaptor for Television
Otto Schenk; Peter Weiser
Cast
Fritz KortnerShylock
Max EckardAntonio
Folker BohnetBassanio
Sabine SinjenPortia
Peter VogelGratiano
Anna TardiNerissa
Boy GobertPrince of Arragon
Bruno HübnerOld Gobbo
Franz SchafheitleinVincentio, Duke of Vienna
Gertraud JessererJessica
Heinz PettersLauncelot Gobbo
Karl ParylaTubal
Klaus HöringLorenzo
Kurt HeintelPrince of Morocco
Kurt Müller-WaldenBalthazar
Nikolaus ParylaSalerio
Peter P. JostSolanio

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Merchant of Venice, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Please contact the Media Department of the Munich University Theatre Institute for private viewing on site.
Textual information
Adapted for television by Otto Schenk and Peter Weiser.

Production Company

Name

ORF

Email
kundendienst@orf.at
Web
http://ORF.at/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+43 (01) 87878-0
Address
Austrian Broadcasting Corporation Radio & Television (ORF)
Würzburggasse 30
Vienna
A-1136
Austria

Archive

Name

Munich Ludwig Maximilian University

Contact
Reiner Josef Klein: r.i.klein@lrz.uni-muenchen.de
Email
theatrewissenschaft@uni-muenchen.de
Web
http://www.theaterwissenschaft.uni-muenchen.de/einrichtungen/bibliothek/hinweise_bibliot/index.html External site opens in new window
Phone
(089) 2180 2490
Fax
(089) 2180 5307
Address
Videotheque
Institute for Theatre Studies Library, Zentnerstrasse 31
Munich
80798
Germany
Name

Österreichische Mediathek

Web
http://www.mediathek.at External site opens in new window
Phone
+43 1 597 36 69 20
Fax
+43 1 597 36 69 40
Address
Austrian Audiovisual Archive - Technical Museum Vienna
Marchettischlössl
Gumpendorfer Straße 95
Vienna
1060
Austria

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