Othello (1922 film)

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]

Othello
Directed byDimitri Buchowetzki
Written by
  • Dimitri Buchowetzki
  • Carl Hagen
Based onOthello
by William Shakespeare
Starring
Cinematography
Production
company
Wörner-Filmgesellschaft
Distributed byUFA
Release date
  • February 1922 (1922-02)
CountryGermany
Language

Cast

Home media

The film was released on DVD on June 19, 2001.[2]

References

  1. Hadfield p. 1
  2. Tribbey, Ralph (April 12, 2001). "DVD NEWS BRIEFS: Rhino Bows 'Swope'; 'Proof of Life' DVD; 'Jungle Girl' Found; Kino's 'Richard III'". hive4media.com. Archived from the original on April 21, 2001. Retrieved September 1, 2019.

Bibliography

  • 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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