Othello (1922 film)

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Othello
Othello (1922 film).jpg
Directed byDimitri Buchowetzki
Written byDimitri Buchowetzki
Carl Hagen
Based onOthello
by William Shakespeare
StarringEmil Jannings
Werner Krauss
Ica von Lenkeffy
Theodor Loos
CinematographyKarl Hasselmann
Friedrich Paulmann
Production
company
Wörner-Filmgesellschaft
Distributed byUFA
Release date
  • February 1922 (1922-02)
CountryGermany
LanguageSilent
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]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hadfield p.1

Bibliography[edit]

  • 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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