|aShakespeare Wallah|h[videorecording] /|cMerchant Ivory Productions ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; story & screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ; directed by James Ivory.
|a[Irvington, N.Y.] :|bCriterion Collection :|bDistributed by Home Vision Entertainment,|cc2004.
|a1 videodisc (122 min.) :|bsd., b&w ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aMerchant Ivory collection
|aOriginally released as a motion picture in 1965.
|aSpecial features: new high-definition digital transfer, enhanced for widescreen television; The Delhi Way (1964), a 45-minute documentary film by director James Ivory about the continually evolving city of Delhi; conversation with the filmmakers, part of a new series of interviews with Ismail Merchant; original theatrical trailer.
|aDirector of photography, Subrata Mitra ; editor, Amit Bose ; music, Satyajit Ray.
|aShashi Kapoor, Felicity Kendal, Geoffrey Kendal, Laura Liddell, Madhur Jaffrey.
|aThe real-life adventures of a traveling theater group in India during the final days of English colonial rule. They try to uphold British tradition by staging Shakespearean plays but can't compete with the wildly popular Bollywood film industry.
|aMPAA rating: Not rated.
|aDVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.