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Title
Othello (Television program : 1981) Othello / by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; a production by Jonathan Miller.
Format
DVD, Videodisc
Series
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Works. 2000. Ambrose Video.
Published/Produced
New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [between 2000 and 2001]
Description
1 videodisc (208 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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).
Credits
Senior cameraman, Jim Atkinson ; music composed by Stephen Oliver ; videotape editor, Malcolm Banthorpe.
System details
DVD; digitally remastered, picture & sound enhanced. System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.
Language
In English with optional English subtitles.
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.
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. Taped Mar. 9-17, 1981 at the BBC Television studios in London.
Subject headings
Othello (Fictitious character from Shakespeare)--Drama. Desdemona (Fictitious character)--Drama. Iago (Fictitious character)--Drama. Interracial marriage--Drama. Jealousy--Drama. Muslims--Drama. Venice (Italy)--Drama.
Genre heading
Drama. Television adaptations. Televised performances. Nonfiction television programs.
Other contributors
Television adaptation of (work): Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Othello. Miller, Jonathan, 1934-2019, television producer, television director. Hopkins, Anthony, 1937- actor. Hoskins, Bob, actor. Wilton, Penelope, 1946- actor. Pedley, Anthony, actor. Oliver, Stephen, 1950-1992, composer (expression) British Broadcasting Corporation, production company. Time-Life Television, production company. Ambrose Video Publishing, publisher.
Other titles
Shakespeare plays (Television program)
Standard Identifier
739815002465

Holdings

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Blmgtn - Herman B Wells Library
Call Number
PR2829.A2 M54 2000
Location
Wells Library - Media Services - DVDs
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Ground Floor, West Tower
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Indpls - IUPUI University Library
Call Number
PR2829.A23 M555 2000
Location
IUPUI University Lib. - Popular (2nd Floor)
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2nd Floor
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Kokomo Library
Call Number
PR2829.A2 M54 2000
Location
DVDs
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1st Floor
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East Library - Richmond
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PR2829.A2 M54 2000
Location
A-V (Audio-Visual)
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Library
South Bend - Schurz Library
Call Number
PR2829.A2 M54 2000
Location
South Bend Schurz Lib. - Circulation Desk - Videos
Floor
1st Floor, Circulation Desk
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Southeast Library - New Albany
Call Number
PR2829.A2 M54 2000
Location
DVDs
Floor
2nd Floor
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