#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – Baptista (Sir Michael Hordern), a rich Paduan merchant, announces that his fair young daughter, Bianca (Natasha Pyne), will remain unwed until her older sister, Katharina (Dame Elizabeth Taylor), a hellish shrew, has wed. Lucentio (Michael York), a student and the son of a wealthy Pisan merchant, has fallen in love with Bianca. He poses as a tutor of music and poetry to gain entrance to the Baptista household and to be near Bianca. Meanwhile, Petruchio (Richard Burton), a fortune-hunting scoundrel from Verona, arrives in Padua, hoping to capture a wealthy wife. Hortensio (Victor Spinetti), another suitor of Bianca, directs Petruchio’s attention to Katharina. When Hortensio warns him about Katharina’s scolding tongue and fiery temper, Petruchio is challenged and resolves to capture her love. Hortensio and another suitor of Bianca, Gremio (Alan Webb), agree to cover Petruchio’s costs as he pursues Katharina.
Plot: Italy, 16th century. Petruchio, a choleric, lying and poor rural landowner from Verona, arrives in Padua in search of fortune and a wife, while Baptista, a wealthy merchant, announces that he will not allow Bianca, his youngest daughter, to marry until the temperamental and unruly Katherina, his eldest daughter, does.
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fun every time
Liz and Dick, you gotta love them in this…somehow you feel you may be getting more insight into their personal life than intended. One of the great things about this film is that it’s made Shakespeare accessible to many more folks who might not have even bothered otherwise. Zefferili does for Shakespeare what Emeril does for cuisine–makes it entertaining while keeping all the quality. And what a fun production–great costumes, a young Michael York, lots of sexy repartee. A good choice for a snowy night when you’d rather stay in. It keeps you pretty entertained throughout, simplifies some of the plot intricacies. One drawback is that Miss Taylor appears to be a little long in the tooth to be playing a young, never-married, girl.
Original Language en
Runtime 2 hr 2 min (122 min)
Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director Franco Zeffirelli
Writer William Shakespeare, Paul Dehn, Suso Cecchi D’Amico
Actors Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Cyril Cusack
Country Italy, United States
Awards Nominated for 2 Oscars. 7 wins & 7 nominations total
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix 70 mm 6-Track (1973 UK re-release), Mono (Westrex Recording System), 4-Track Stereo (35 mm prints)
Aspect Ratio 2.20 : 1 (70 mm prints), 2.35 : 1
Laboratory Technicolor (as Technicolor®)
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Panavision (anamorphic) (as Panavision®)
Printed Film Format 70 mm (Mexican release), 35 mm, 70 mm (blow-up) (1973 UK release)