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The Taming of the Shrew

1929 - ENGLISH - MOVIE

ComedyRomance

In sixteenth century Padua, Hortensio loves Bianca, the youngest daughter of Baptista. But Baptista will not allow the two to get married until his eldest daughter, the extremely headstrong Katherine, is betrothed. This task ms impossible because of Katherine's shrewish demeanor. They believe their prayers have been answered with the arrival from Verona of the lusty Petruchio, whose father has just passed, leaving him to travel the world and marry. Having not yet met her, Petruchio agrees to court Katherine when he is told of her beauty and wit. Petruchio is even excited at the prospect of marrying this wildcat of a woman after meeting her. Katherine will have none of it, even if it means her sister's spinsterhood, but has no choice but to marry him. Beyond the fact of the marriage itself, Katherine is even irked by Petruchio's less than conventional behavior at the ceremony and post ceremony bridal feast. Each starts to play what they consider sly games of oneupsmanship with each other to gain the upper hand in the marriage. Written by Huggo The Taming of the Shrew is a 1929 American English-language Comedy Romance movie starring Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Edwin Maxwell, Joseph Cawthorn, Clyde Cook, Geoffrey Wardwell and Charles Stevens. Pickford Corporation in association with Elton Corporation. were the production houses involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Mary Pickford. The Taming of the Shrew is written by William Shakespeare and Sam Taylor and it is directed by Sam Taylor. United Artists acquired the distribution rights for the movie. The Taming of the Shrew was released on 30th November 1929 and takes a screen time of 63-66 minutes. Cinematography was done by Karl Struss and editing by Allen NcNeil. The music was composed by Hugo Riesenfeld.
  • Jini Score
    27%
  • Rating
    6.3/10
  • Jini Score
    27%
  • Rating
    6.3/10
In sixteenth century Padua, Hortensio loves Bianca, the youngest daughter of Baptista. But Baptista will not allow the two to get married until his eldest daughter, the extremely headstrong Katherine, is betrothed. This task ms impossible because of Katherine's shrewish demeanor. They believe their prayers have been answered with the arrival from Verona of the lusty Petruchio, whose father has just passed, leaving him to travel the world and marry. Having not yet met her, Petruchio agrees to court Katherine when he is told of her beauty and wit. Petruchio is even excited at the prospect of marrying this wildcat of a woman after meeting her. Katherine will have none of it, even if it means her sister's spinsterhood, but has no choice but to marry him. Beyond the fact of the marriage itself, Katherine is even irked by Petruchio's less than conventional behavior at the ceremony and post ceremony bridal feast. Each starts to play what they consider sly games of oneupsmanship with each other to gain the upper hand in the marriage. Written by Huggo The Taming of the Shrew is a 1929 American English-language Comedy Romance movie starring Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Edwin Maxwell, Joseph Cawthorn, Clyde Cook, Geoffrey Wardwell and Charles Stevens. Pickford Corporation in association with Elton Corporation. were the production houses involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Mary Pickford. The Taming of the Shrew is written by William Shakespeare and Sam Taylor and it is directed by Sam Taylor. United Artists acquired the distribution rights for the movie. The Taming of the Shrew was released on 30th November 1929 and takes a screen time of 63-66 minutes. Cinematography was done by Karl Struss and editing by Allen NcNeil. The music was composed by Hugo Riesenfeld.