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Film, Video The taming of the shrew Variant title: Taming of a shrew / Supplied title from MAVIS: Unidentified Phoenix Public Library no. 45755: costume drama

About this Item

Title

  • The taming of the shrew

Other Title

  • Variant title: Taming of a shrew
  • Supplied title from MAVIS: Unidentified Phoenix Public Library no. 45755: costume drama

Summary

  • "Two suitors have come to the home of the popular Bianca to court her. But her bad-tempered sister Katharina interrupts, deals with the men roughly and chases them out. Later she also assaults her music teacher. Only Petruchio, just arrived in town, wants to court Katharina. Her father eagerly agrees to arrange a wedding, and soon Petruchio and Katharina are locked in a battle of wills"--Internet movie database.

Names

  • Griffith, D. W. (David Wark), 1875-1948, direction, writing
  • Bitzer, G. W., 1872-1944, camera
  • Marvin, Arthur W., 1861-1911, camera
  • Lawrence, Florence, 1890-1938, cast
  • Johnson, Arthur V., 1876-1916, cast
  • Arvidson, Linda, 1884-1949, cast
  • Solter, Harry L., 1874-1920, cast, writing
  • Avery, Charles, 1873-1926, cast
  • Butler, William J., 1860-1927, cast
  • Gauntier, Gene, 1885-1966, cast
  • Gebhardt, George, 1879-1919, cast
  • Hedlund, Guy, 1884-1964, cast,
  • Inslee, Charles (Charles E.), cast
  • Lucas, Wilfred, 1871-1940, cast
  • MacPherson, Jeanie, 1887-1946, cast
  • Sennett, Mack, 1880-1960, cast
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
  • Biograph Company
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Phoenix Public Library Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : American Mutoscope & Biograph Co., 1908.

Headings

  • -  Petruchio (Fictitious character : Shakespeare)--Humor
  • -  Katherine (Fictitious character : Shakespeare)--Humor
  • -  Sex role--Humor
  • -  Marriage--Humor
  • -  Wagers--Humor

Genre

  • Comedy films
  • Silent films
  • Short films
  • Fiction films

Notes

  • -  H118185 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 11nov1980; H118185.
  • -  Camera, G.W. Bitzer, Arthur Marvin.
  • -  Florence Lawrence, Arthur V. Johnson, Linda Arvidson, Harry Solter, Charles Avery, William J. Butler, Gene Gauntier, George Gebhardt, Guy Hedlund, Charles Inslee, Wilfred Lucas, Jeanie Macpherson, Mack Sennett, Charles Moler.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 2786) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
  • -  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
  • -  Biograph production no. 3487.
  • -  Filmed in Coytesville (Fort Lee) New Jersey, and the Biograph studio in New York City on Oct. 1 and Oct. 7, 1908.
  • -  Sources used: Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 320; Internet movie database WWW site, viewed November 15, 2013; Biograph bulletins 1908-1912, p. 35.
  • -  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.

Medium

  • 1 video file (digital, MPEG-4) (ca. 15 min.) : si., b&w.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (384 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 690 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (384 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 690 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 1,000 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 1,000 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 5731 (viewing print)
  • FEB 3335 (viewing print)
  • FRA 2561 (dupe neg pic)
  • FPF 0243 (dupe neg pic)
  • Box 0748A (paper pos)
  • Box 5596A (paper pos, copy 2)

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2013607055

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Bitzer, G. W., Camera, Arthur W Marvin, Florence Lawrence, Arthur V Johnson, Linda Arvidson, Harry L Solter, Charles Avery, et al. The Taming of the Shrew. directeds by Griffith, D. W. , Ection, Writing United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co, 1908. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2013607055/.

APA citation style:

Bitzer, G. W., Marvin, A. W., Lawrence, F., Johnson, A. V., Arvidson, L., Solter, H. L. [...] Phoenix Public Library Collection. (1908) The Taming of the Shrew. Griffith, D. W., dir United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2013607055/.

MLA citation style:

Bitzer, G. W., Camera, et al. The Taming of the Shrew. dir by Griffith, D. W. , Ection, Writing United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co, 1908. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2013607055/>.