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The Taming of the Shrew (1929)

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A wealthy, swaggering husband attempts to tame his strong-willed new wife. Shakespeare's comic battle of the sexes was heavily revamped for Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks and reissued in a revised version in 1966, one year before the Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton remake.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Classics , Comedy
Directed By:
In Theaters:
 wide
On DVD:
Runtime:
Studio:
United Artists

Cast

Mary Pickford
as Katherine
Douglas Fairbanks
as Petruchio
Edwin Maxwell
as Baptista
Clyde Cook
as Grumio
Geoffrey Wardwell
as Hortensio
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Audience Reviews for The Taming of the Shrew

I love the Taming of the Shrew story, it's so hilarious, and this movie was really good, the sixties one is good too. This one has Fairbanks and Pickford as the main characters, and they were good together, but I had a hard time believing that Pickford was so mean, she always seems nice to me. Other than that, the movie is really funny, and I enjoyed it. Plus it's a talkie!

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

½

Terribly dated, but interesting versions of Shakespeare's play. The most fascinating thing about it? It's the only screen appearance of Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford together.

Manny Casillas
Manny Casillas

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