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Othello

Synopsis
Fiction film. A comic version of the play with Carl Alstrup as Othello. Bioscope, commenting on the film on its re-release in 1911, writes that Alstrup ‘becomes so imbued with his part that he deals violently with any caller, and in the end is subjected to rough treatment’.
Country
Denmark
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Silent
Year of release
1908
Duration
3 mins; 277 feet
Availability
No archive copy found (5/2009).

Credits

Director
Viggo Larsen
Cinematographer
Axel Sørensen
Cast
Carl AlstrupOthello
Jørgen Lund 
Poul Gregaard 

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William

Notes

Reviews
Ball, Robert Hamilton. Shakespeare on Silent Film: A Strange Eventful History. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1968 (p. 98, 327).

Bioscope (May 25 1911).

Production Company

Name

Nordisk

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