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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Trial Scene from Merchant of Venice (1949)

TitleTrial Scene from Merchant of Venice
Release LocationsGB
Length37 mins
Play ConnectionsThe Merchant of Venice (scene(s))


A post WWII production showing only the trial scene with Rosalind Iden as Portia and Donald Wolfit as Shylock

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

ShylockDonald Wolfit
AntonioAnthony Cullen
BassanioJohn Wynyard
PortiaRosalind Iden
NerissaAnn Chalkley
The DukeMartin Bretherton
SolanioAlan Nunn
SalarinoClive Ryder
GratianoJoseph O'Conor
TubalRonald Grierson
GaolerBrian Sanders
PagePat Raye
CastHeathcote Humphrey
ClerkJohn Killner
SpectatorsEarnest Parr

Production Team and Crew Overview

ProducerDesmond Davis

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell