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Orson Welles “Othello” (1952, restored 1992)

I saw this just now, thanks to Surry Hills Library. It is brilliant, though there are still a few rough patches because of the way it was made. The DVD has a good documentary on that, and how it was a particularly challenging (and brilliantly done) restoration job. The movie was never seen in anything like the form Welles intended until 1992! Just look at the sublime opening!


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Posted by on January 20, 2008 in film and dvd, movies, Shakespeare

 

Now that was a totally enthralling Test Match!

Even if India won. 😉

And no playing silly buggers either…

Later
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Posted by on January 20, 2008 in Australia, Cricket, events