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The Resource Othello, Othello Productions and Focus Films present The Market Theatre Company ; by William Shakespeare ; producer, David Pupkewitz ; directed by Janet Suzman

Othello, Othello Productions and Focus Films present The Market Theatre Company ; by William Shakespeare ; producer, David Pupkewitz ; directed by Janet Suzman

Label
Othello
Title
Othello
Statement of responsibility
Othello Productions and Focus Films present The Market Theatre Company ; by William Shakespeare ; producer, David Pupkewitz ; directed by Janet Suzman
Title variation
William Shakespeare's Othello
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Set designer
Stage director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Dramatization of Shakespeare's tragedy in which Iago plots to ruin Othello by planting the seeds of jealousy in his mind
Cataloging source
CUV
Characteristic
videorecording
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Othello (Motion picture : 1988)
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Credits note
Camera operators, Rudi Van Wyk, Sean McKelvey, Jan Hartzer ; video tape editor, Derek Binns ; editor, Revel Fox ; designer, Johan Engels ; music composer, John Oakley-Smith
Date of event
1988
Language note
In English, with optional English, French, German or Spanish subtitles
Other event information
Filmed
PerformerNote
John Kani (Othello), Richard Haddon Haines (Iago), Joanna Weinberg (Desdemona), Dorothy Gould (Emilia), Frantz Dobrowsky (Roderigo), Neil McCarthy (Cassio), Stuart Brown (Brabantio), John Whiteley (Gratiano), Peter Krummeck (Lodovico), Gaynor Young (Bianca), Martin Le Maitre (Montano), Lindsay Reardon (Duke), Johan Arrangies (soldier), Saul Bamberger (soldier), Robert Coleman (soldier), Adrian Galley (soldier), Dennis Hutchinson (soldier), Terence Reis (soldier), David Thomas (soldier)
Place of event
in The Market Theatre, Johannesburg
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  • 1951-
  • 1953-
  • 1960-
  • 1564-1616
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  • Suzman, Janet,
  • Pupkewitz, David
  • Kani, John,
  • Haines, Richard Haddon,
  • Weinberg, Joanna
  • Gould, Dorothy Ann
  • Dobrowsky, Frantz,
  • McCarthy, Neil,
  • Brown, Stuart
  • Whiteley, John,
  • Krummeck, Peter,
  • Le Maitre, Martin
  • Fox, Revel,
  • Oakley-Smith, John,
  • Engels, Johan,
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Market Theatre (Johannesburg, South Africa),
  • Othello Productions
  • Focus Films Ltd.,
  • Arthaus Musik (Firm),
  • Arthaus Video (Firm),
Runtime
188
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  • Shakespeare, William
  • Othello
  • Desdemona (Fictitious character)
  • Iago (Fictitious character)
  • Interracial marriage
  • Deception
  • Jealousy
  • Betrayal
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Truthfulness and falsehood
  • Venice (Italy)
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Othello
  • Desdemona (Fictitious character)
  • Iago (Fictitious character)
  • Interracial marriage
  • Deception
  • Jealousy
  • Betrayal
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Truthfulness and falsehood
  • Italy
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Othello, Othello Productions and Focus Films present The Market Theatre Company ; by William Shakespeare ; producer, David Pupkewitz ; directed by Janet Suzman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • DVD issue of the 1988 Market Theatre production
  • Special feature: Othello in Johannesburg, a brief contextual introduction written and presented by Janet Suzman (12 min.)
  • Booklet includes the essay Shakespeare in the twentieth century: South Africa in Othello
  • Based on the play by William Shakespeare, which was based on the story Un Capitano Moro ("A Moorish Captain") in Gli Hecatommithi by Giovanni Battista Giraldi Cinthio
  • Originally broadcast on television on Channel Four on 27 December 1988
Accompanying material
1 booklet (33 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
75402387
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (188 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
807280300192
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
103 001
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)75402387
System details
DVD; NTSC; regions 1, 2, 4, 5 ; picture format 4:3; Dolby digital 2.0
Terms governing use
Bates: No Public Performance Rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Othello, Othello Productions and Focus Films present The Market Theatre Company ; by William Shakespeare ; producer, David Pupkewitz ; directed by Janet Suzman
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • DVD issue of the 1988 Market Theatre production
  • Special feature: Othello in Johannesburg, a brief contextual introduction written and presented by Janet Suzman (12 min.)
  • Booklet includes the essay Shakespeare in the twentieth century: South Africa in Othello
  • Based on the play by William Shakespeare, which was based on the story Un Capitano Moro ("A Moorish Captain") in Gli Hecatommithi by Giovanni Battista Giraldi Cinthio
  • Originally broadcast on television on Channel Four on 27 December 1988
Accompanying material
1 booklet (33 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
75402387
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (188 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
807280300192
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
103 001
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)75402387
System details
DVD; NTSC; regions 1, 2, 4, 5 ; picture format 4:3; Dolby digital 2.0
Terms governing use
Bates: No Public Performance Rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

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