The Merchant of Venice 1973
The Merchant of Venice ★★★ 1973
Shakespeare's tragedy of prejudice, vengeance, and sacrifice stars Olivier as the persecuted money lender Shylock, who demands his payment of a pound of flesh for a defaulted loan. 131m/C VHS . GB Michael Jayston, Anthony Nicholls, Laurence Olivier, Joan Plowright, Jeremy Brett; D: John Sichel.