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Othello in Jonesville

Alternative title
Othello Au Village
Synopsis
Comedy short. An unemployed actor offers a stagestruck young woman and her family acting lessons in exchange for free board and lodging. They attempt a performance of Othello at the town hall which turns out a disaster.
Country
United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Silent
Year of release
1913
Recording date
9 Jun 1913
Duration
11 mins; 1000 feet
Availability
Presumed a lost film.

Credits

Director
Charles Seay
Screenplay
Herbert Prior
Cast
Frank A. Lyons 
Herbert Prior 
Mabel Trunnelle 
Maggie Weston 
May Abbey 
William West 

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Amateur theatre

Notes

History
Released in the UK August 11 (750ft) and in France as OTHELLO AU VILLAGE on September 5 (738ft).
Reviews
Moving Picture World (May 13 1913).

Production Company

Name

Edison Manufacturing Company

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