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Othello

Author: William ShakespeareJonathan MillerAnthony HopkinsBob HoskinsPenelope WiltonAll authors
Publisher: New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [between 2000 and 2001]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : CD for computer : Document : NTSC color broadcast system   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Shakespeare's play about the tragic consequences of jealousy. Othello appoints Cassio as his chief lieutenant, arousing the jealousy of Iago, who conspires to undo them both. Iago tells Othello that his wife, the beautiful Desdemona, is having an affair with Cassio. Othello strangles Desdemona before learning of Iago's evil, and then kills himself in remorse.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Fiction television programs
Made-for-TV movies
Television adaptations
Television plays
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
DVD
Video
Tragedies
Named Person: William Shakespeare; Othello, (Fictitious character from Shakespeare); Othello, (Fictitious character from Shakespeare); William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Jonathan Miller; Anthony Hopkins; Bob Hoskins; Penelope Wilton; Anthony Pedley; Stephen Oliver; British Broadcasting Corporation,; Time-Life Television,; Ambrose Video Publishing,
OCLC Number: 45687738
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles.
Notes: "Tragedy"--Container.
"Word for word written by William Shakespeare"--Container.
Extras: the complete script in Microsoft Word document format.
Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1981.
Credits: Senior cameraman, Jim Atkinson ; music composed by Stephen Oliver ; videotape editor, Malcolm Banthorpe.
Cast: Anthony Hopkins (Othello), Anthony Pedley (Roderigo), Bob Hoskins (Iago), Penelope Wilton (Desdemona), Geoffrey Chater (Brabantio), Alexander Davion (Gratiano), David Yelland (Cassio), Joseph O'Conor (Lodovico), Peter Walmsley (Officer), John Barron (Duke of Venice), Seymour Green (First Senator), Howard Goorney (Second Senator), Rosemary Leach (Emilia), Tony Steedman (Montano), Max Harvey (First Gentleman), Terence McGinity (Second Gentleman), Nigel Nobes (Third Gentleman), Wendy Morgan (Bianca), Arabella Weir (Lady in Waiting).
Event notes: Taped Mar. 9-17, 1981 at the BBC Television studios in London.
Description: 1 videodisc (208 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-video; digitally remastered, picture & sound enhanced.; System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.
Other Titles: Othello (Television program : 1981)
Shakespeare plays (Television program)
Responsibility: by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; a production by Jonathan Miller.

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Shakespeare's play about the tragic consequences of jealousy. Othello appoints Cassio as his chief lieutenant, arousing the jealousy of Iago, who conspires to undo them both. Iago tells Othello that his wife, the beautiful Desdemona, is having an affair with Cassio. Othello strangles Desdemona before learning of Iago's evil, and then kills himself in remorse.

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