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Othello / by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; a production by Jonathan Miller.

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Television adaptation of (work): Othello. (Added Author). Miller, Jonathan, 1934- (television producer,, television director.). Hopkins, Anthony, 1937- (actor.). Hoskins, Bob, (actor.). Wilton, Penelope, 1946- (actor.). Pedley, Anthony, (actor.). Oliver, Stephen, 1950-1992 (composer.). British Broadcasting Corporation, (production company.). Time-Life Television, (production company.). Ambrose Video Publishing, (publisher.). Senior cameraman, Jim Atkinson ; music composed by Stephen Oliver ; videotape editor, Malcolm Banthorpe. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (208 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [between 2000 and 2001]

Content descriptions

General Note: "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.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Senior cameraman, Jim Atkinson ; music composed by Stephen Oliver ; videotape editor, Malcolm Banthorpe.
Participant or Performer Note: 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).
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note: Taped Mar. 9-17, 1981 at the BBC Television studios in London.
Summary, etc.: 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.
System Details Note: DVD-video; digitally remastered, picture & sound enhanced.
System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 > Television adaptations.
Othello (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Desdemona (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Iago (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Interracial marriage > Drama.
Jealousy > Drama.
Muslims > Drama.
Venice (Italy) > Drama.
Genre: Fiction television programs.
Made-for-TV movies.
Television adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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