Othello (1922 film)

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Directed by Dimitri Buchowetzki
Written by William Shakespeare (play)
Dimitri Buchowetzki
Carl Hagen
Starring Emil Jannings
Werner Krauss
Ica von Lenkeffy
Theodor Loos
Cinematography Karl Hasselmann
Friedrich Paulmann
Distributed by UFA
Release date(s) February 1922
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

Othello is a 1922 German silent historical drama film directed by Dimitri Buchowetzki and starring Emil Jannings, Werner Krauss and Ica von Lenkeffy. It was based on William Shakespeare's play Othello, the first of six major film productions of the work.[1]



  1. ^ Hadfield p.1


  • Hadfield, Andrew. A Routledge Literary Sourcebook on William Shakespeare's Othello. Routledge, 2003.
  • Kreimeier, Klaus. The Ufa Story: A History of Germany's Greatest Film Company, 1918-1945. University of California Press, 1999.

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