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Bisbetica Domata, La

Alternative title
Taming of the Shrew, The
Synopsis
A version of The Taming of the Shrew which follows the principal action quite closely but eliminates the induction and the scenes with Bianca’s lovers.
Country
Italy
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Silent
Year of release
1913
Duration
2200 mins; 24 feet
Availability
Presumed a lost film

Credits

Producer
Arturo Ambrosio
Cast
Gigetta MoranoKatherina
Eleuterio RodolfiPetruchio

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Taming of the Shrew, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Reviews and other sources differ on the length of the film, citing between 2000 and 3000ft.
Reviews
Ball, Robert Hamilton. Shakespeare on Silent Film: A Strange Eventful History. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1968 (p.169-70, 346-7). Ball outlines the action summarising contemporary reviews and publicity.

Production Company

Name

Ambrosio

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