Desdemona defies her father to marry the Moor of Venice, the mighty warrior, Othello. But Othello's old lieutenant, Iago, doesn't like Othello, and is determined to bring about the downfall of Othello's new favorite, Cassio, and destroy Othello in the process, by casting aspersions on Othello's new bride. Written by
An actual performance of the National Theatre of Great Britain
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Because this was a nearly exact filming of a stage production which featured little music, the roadshow release of this film does not make use of an overture, intermission music, or exit music - standard features of the widescreen roadshow releases which were common from the mid-1950's to the early 1970's. See more
Look to her, Moor; have a quick eye to see. She has deceiv'd her father; may do thee!
Version of Othello
Music by Jack Trombey
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