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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At 1 hour, 30 minutes, and 43 seconds, Frank Finlay
's performance in this movie is the longest ever nominated for a supporting acting Oscar. It is not the longest performance in the movie, however, since Laurence Olivier
's is three minutes longer. See more
O, blood, blood, blood!
Version of Rossini: Otello
Music by Jack Trombey
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