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Othello (1980)

| Drama, Romance
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.

Director:

Liz White

Writer:

William Shakespeare (play)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Benjamin Ashburn Benjamin Ashburn ... Montano
Audrey Branker Audrey Branker ... Desdemona
Louis Chisholm Louis Chisholm ... Cassio
Richard Dixon Richard Dixon ... Iago
Douglas Gray Douglas Gray ... Roderigo
Yaphet Kotto ... Othello
Liz White Liz White ... Bianca
Jim Williams Jim Williams ... Brabantio
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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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Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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This 1980 version of Othello represented the first film portrayal of the moor by a black actor; the Reknowned Yaphet Kotto..... See more »

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