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Bianco Contro Negro

Synopsis
Experimental sound film of Verdi’s opera.
Country
Italy
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of release
1913
Duration
54 mins; 4921 feet
Availability
Presumed a lost film.

Credits

Director
Ernesto Maria Pasquali
Cinematographer
Pietro Marelli
Writer
Arrigo Boito; Renzo Chiosso
Music
Giuseppe Verdi
Cast
Alberto CapozziMichael Cassio
Mary Cleo Tarlarini 

Additional Details

Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
Tarlarini’s credit is tentative. The Complete Index to World Film cites the director as Ubaldo Maria Del Colle and lists other performers as Luigi Serventi, Il SIG. FORD, LYDIA DE ROBERTI, SUZANNE DE LABROY,
ENRICO VIDALI, ORLANDO RICCI, eMILIA VIDALI (09/2008).
Reviews
Ball, Robert Hamilton. Shakespeare on Silent Film: A Strange Eventful History. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1968 (P. 165, 344-5). Ball takes credit details from the Wiesbaden brochure.

Production Company

Name

Pasquali

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