Special Guest: Samantha White
Guest Co-Host: Joseph McBride
We conclude Shakespeare September with our look at Orson Welles's Othello. Filmed over a period of four years, the production was plagued with financial problems but ultimately proved a triumph of ingenuity over resources. The second of Welles's Shakespeare films, Othello is yet another of his works that has been tampered with.
We're joined by Welles scholar Joseph McBride of our Magnificent Ambersons and Executive Action episodes and we talk to Samantha White of the Shakespeare in Detroit company.
Buy Othello on (all-region) DVD
Buy Making Movies with Orson Welles by Gary Graver & Andrew Rausch
Buy the soundtrack by Angelo Francesco Lavagnino
Watch Filming Othello at Archive.org
Buy Whatever Happened to Orson Welles by Joseph McBride
Buy Peter Bogdanovich and Jonathan Rosenbaum's This Is Orson Welles
Read Jonathan Rosenbaum's review of the Othello "restoration"
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"Othello" - Verdi
"Breaking Us In Two" - Joe Jackson
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