Internet Shakespeare Editions

Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Otello (1978, Kirk Browning)

Release LocationsUSA
DirectorKirk Browning
Length3 hrs, 30 mins
Play ConnectionsOthello (opera)


A broadcast of Verdi's Otello, "Live from the Met," on WNET-TV in 1978

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

CastGilda Cruz-Romo
CastPlacido Domingo
CastSherrill Milnes

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorKirk Browning
ProducerChristopher Sarson
ProducerFranco Zeffirelli
ComposerGiuseppe Verdi
ConductorJames Levine

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell