The Moorish general Othello is manipulated into thinking that his new wife Desdemona has been carrying on an affair with his lieutenant Michael Cassio when in reality it is all part of the scheme of a bitter ensign named Iago.

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... Othello
Peggi Loder ... Desdemona
... Iago
Katharine Blake ... Emilia
... Roderigo
... Cassio
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Billie Bailey
Robert Christie
Al King
E.M. Margolese
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The Moorish general Othello is manipulated into thinking that his new wife Desdemona has been carrying on an affair with his lieutenant Michael Cassio when in reality it is all part of the scheme of a bitter ensign named Iago.

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12 February 1953 (Canada)  »

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The first Shakespeare production done for CBC television. See more »

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Version of Othello (1979) See more »

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Othello
8 June 1999 | by See all my reviews

Bad versions of Othello have been made and there have been bad Othello's but no one even touches Lorne Greene when it comes to the worst interpretation ever. It's not even on a level of a passable performance; it lacked passion and bravado and vigor.


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