Coverart for item
The Resource Othello, Westchester Films, Inc and World Entertainment, Inc. in association with Beatrice Welles Smith present Orson Welles's ; a film by Orson Welles ; produced and directed by Orson Welles, (DVD videorecording)

Othello, Westchester Films, Inc and World Entertainment, Inc. in association with Beatrice Welles Smith present Orson Welles's ; a film by Orson Welles ; produced and directed by Orson Welles, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Othello
Title
Othello
Statement of responsibility
Westchester Films, Inc and World Entertainment, Inc. in association with Beatrice Welles Smith present Orson Welles's ; a film by Orson Welles ; produced and directed by Orson Welles
Title variation
  • Tragedy of Othello
  • Otello
  • Othello a film by Orson Welles
Title variation remainder
the Moor of Venice
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Commentator
Conductor
Contributor
Director of photography
Film director
Film producer
Presenter
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Dramatization of William Shakespeare's play in which the evil Iago plants the seeds of doubt in Othello's mind about Desdemona's fidelity
Related
Member of
Awards note
Winner of best picture, Cannes Film Festival, 1952
Cataloging source
IKG
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Othello (Motion picture : 1951)
  • Otello (Motion picture : 1955)
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/composerexpression
  • B6y-bEgYvb8
  • ixlk3tZTthk
Credits note
Editors, John Shepridge, Jean Sacha, Renzo Lucidi, William Morton ; photographers, Anchisi Brizzi, G.R. Aldo [that is, Aldo Graziati], George Fanto, Alberto Fusi, Oberdan Troiani.. ; music, Francesco Lavagnino, Alberto Barberis ; conductor, Willy Ferrero ; costume design, Maria De Matteis ; production design, Alexander Trauner, Luigi Scaccianoce
Date time place
Filmed on location in Europe and North America
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/intervieweeexpression
  • MUTkPDAc7pc
  • IJKPsTqvg4w
  • yaJOKnQvioA
  • 2n_oX7lL32U
Language note
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH) (only available with1955 version)
PerformerNote
Orson Welles (Othello), Micheál MacLiammóir (Iago), Suzanne Cloutier (Desdemona), Robert Coote (Roderigo), Fay Compton (Emilia), Hilton Edwards (Brabantio), Nicholas Bruce (Lodovico), Michael Laurence (Cassio), Doris Dowling (Bianca)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-1985
  • 1899-1978
  • 1927-
  • 1909-1982
  • 1894-1978
  • 1903-1982
  • 1919-
  • 1919-1988
  • 1921-2004
  • 1887-1964
  • 1902-1953
  • 1909-1987
  • 1948-
  • 1939-
  • 1949-
  • 1963-
  • 1959-
  • 1972-
  • 1947-
  • 1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Welles-Smith, Beatrice
  • Welles, Orson
  • Mac Liammóir, Micheál
  • Cloutier, Suzanne
  • Coote, Robert
  • Compton, Fay
  • Edwards, Hilton
  • Bruce, Nicholas
  • Laurence, Michael
  • Dowling, Doris
  • Brizzi, Anchise
  • Graziati, Aldo
  • Fanto, George
  • Lavagnino, Francesco
  • Barberis, Alberto
  • Ferrero, Willy
  • O'Brien, Geoffrey
  • Bogdanovich, Peter
  • Meisel, Myron
  • Callow, Simon
  • Girard, François
  • Thomas, François
  • Thompson, Ayanna
  • McBride, Joseph
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Westchester Films Inc
  • World Entertainment Corporation
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
267
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Othello
  • Desdemona (Fictitious character)
  • Muslims
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Jealousy
  • Deception
  • Venice (Italy)
Technique
live action
Label
Othello, Westchester Films, Inc and World Entertainment, Inc. in association with Beatrice Welles Smith present Orson Welles's ; a film by Orson Welles ; produced and directed by Orson Welles, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally screened with a dubbed-Italian soundtrack in Rome, Italy, in 1951, and later released with its original English-language soundtrack in Europe (1952), and in the U.S. and U.K. (1955)
  • Based on the play by William Shakespeare
  • Accompanying insert comprises film credits, information about the transfers, and an essay by film critic Geoffrey O'Brien
  • Special features: Audio commentary from 1995 featuring filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich and Orson Welles scholar Myron Meisel (only available with 1955 version); "Return to Glennascaul", a 1953 short film made by actors Micheál MacLiammóir and Hilton Edwards during a hiatus from shooting "Othello"; new interview with Welles biographer Simon Callow; "Souvenirs d'"Othello," a 1995 documentary about actor Suzanne Cloutier by François Girard; new interview with scholar François Thomas on the two versions; new interview with Ayanna Thompson, author of "Passing Strange: Shakespeare, Race, and Contemporary America"; interview from 2014 with scholar Joseph McBride
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • by Orson Welles
  • (1979) (83 min.)
  • [disc 1]
  • Othello : 1952 version
  • (93 min.)
  • [disc 2]
  • Othello : 1955 version
  • (91 min.)
  • [disc 3. Bonus documentary film]
  • Filming "Othello"
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
3 videodiscs (267 min.)
Isbn
9781681433035
Lccn
be2017011588
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515197915
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • CC276D
  • CC276D-1
  • CC276D-2
  • CC276D-3
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, Dolby Digital monoaural; 1.37:1 aspect ratio (full screen)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Othello, Westchester Films, Inc and World Entertainment, Inc. in association with Beatrice Welles Smith present Orson Welles's ; a film by Orson Welles ; produced and directed by Orson Welles, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally screened with a dubbed-Italian soundtrack in Rome, Italy, in 1951, and later released with its original English-language soundtrack in Europe (1952), and in the U.S. and U.K. (1955)
  • Based on the play by William Shakespeare
  • Accompanying insert comprises film credits, information about the transfers, and an essay by film critic Geoffrey O'Brien
  • Special features: Audio commentary from 1995 featuring filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich and Orson Welles scholar Myron Meisel (only available with 1955 version); "Return to Glennascaul", a 1953 short film made by actors Micheál MacLiammóir and Hilton Edwards during a hiatus from shooting "Othello"; new interview with Welles biographer Simon Callow; "Souvenirs d'"Othello," a 1995 documentary about actor Suzanne Cloutier by François Girard; new interview with scholar François Thomas on the two versions; new interview with Ayanna Thompson, author of "Passing Strange: Shakespeare, Race, and Contemporary America"; interview from 2014 with scholar Joseph McBride
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • by Orson Welles
  • (1979) (83 min.)
  • [disc 1]
  • Othello : 1952 version
  • (93 min.)
  • [disc 2]
  • Othello : 1955 version
  • (91 min.)
  • [disc 3. Bonus documentary film]
  • Filming "Othello"
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
3 videodiscs (267 min.)
Isbn
9781681433035
Lccn
be2017011588
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515197915
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • CC276D
  • CC276D-1
  • CC276D-2
  • CC276D-3
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, Dolby Digital monoaural; 1.37:1 aspect ratio (full screen)
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Nichols LibraryBorrow it
      200 W. Jefferson, Naperville, IL, 60540
      41.772304 -88.151935
    • 95th Street LibraryBorrow it
      3015 Cedar Glade Dr, Naperville, IL, 60564
      41.709086 -88.202027
Processing Feedback ...