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Zeffirelli’s ‘Otello’, From Stage to Screen

Synopsis
Television documentary on the making of Zeffirelli’s OTELLO and the problems of adapting Verdi’s opera for the cinema. There is comment from Zeffirelli and others involved in the film.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
28 Sep 1986 at 21:05 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
45 mins

Credits

Producer
David Sweetman
Contributor
Charles Osborne; Franco Zeffirelli; Harold Rosenthal; Justino Diaz; Katia Ricciarelli; Plácido Domingo; Tom Sutcliffe

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
opera; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901); Shakespeare on film

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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Fax
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