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David Spenser in The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

1972 NR

Two-time Oscar winner Dame Maggie Smith headlines this lavish 1972 production of the William Shakespeare classic as the beautiful and resourceful heiress Portia of Belmont. Directed by Cedric Messina, the memorable production also stars Christopher Gable, Nerys Hughes, Edward Petherbridge, Charles Gray as the titular merchant and Frank Finlay as the vengeful Shylock.