Re: Shakespeare plays

Gary Handman (ghandman@library.berkeley.edu)
Tue, 17 Sep 2002 13:04:19 -0700 (PDT)

If I could only take 100 tapes with me to start a desert island media
center, the 36 BBC Shakespeare plays (on DVD) would be among them.

gary

At 12:36 PM 9/17/2002 -0700, you wrote:
>The BBC produced a series of Shakespeare plays in video back in
>the early 1980's. The set is still available for $3700 from at
>least one major vendor.
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>My question is: is this considered a definitive production? Is
>it worth the expense? Has another producer done a more recent set
>or one that might be less expensive?
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>Thanks for any assistance you can provide,
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>Paul
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>Paul Duckworth
>Collection Development Coordinator
>Springfield-Greene County Library District (Missouri)
>417-874-8120 ext 223
>417-874-8114 fax
>pauld@mail.sgcl.org
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Gary Handman
Director
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley
ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC