|aWilliam Shakespeare's the taming of the shrew|h[videorecording] /|cColumbia Pictures presents a Burton-Zeffirelli Porductions a Royal Films International/F.A.I. Production ; producers, Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Franco Ziffirelli ; screenplay writers, Paul Dehn, Susu Cecchi D'Amico, Franco Zeffirelli ; director, Franco Zeffirelli.
|aWidescreen version (2.35:1).
|aCulver City, Calif. :|bColumbia TriStar Home Video,|cc1999.
|a1 videodisc (122 min.) :|bsd., col. ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aOriginally produced as a motion picture in 1967.
|aBased on the play by William Shakespeare.
|aSpecial features: production notes; theatrical trailer; bonus trailer; talent files.
|aDirector of photography, Oswald Morris ; editor, Peter Taylor ; original music, Nino Rota ; costume designers, Danilo Donati, Irene Sharaff ; production designers, John de Cuir ... [et al.].
|aElizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Cyril Cusack, Michael Hordern, Alfred Lynch, Alan Webb, Michael York, Victor Spinetti, Natasha Pyne.
|aPetruchio 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.
|aDVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.
|aEnglish, Portuguese or Spanish dialogue, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish or Thai subtitles; closed-captioned.
|aShakespeare, William,|d1564-1616.|tTaming of the shrew.