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"Othello (Clip 1)"
Excerpt from Act 3, Scene 3 : The garden of the castle.

Actors: Alexandra Gilbreath (Desdemona), Ray Fearon (Othello), Stephen Noonan (Iago).

Clip length: 1 min 49 sec
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"Othello (Clip 2)"
Excerpt from Act 5, Scene 2 : A bedchamber in the castle.

Actors:Ray Fearon (Othello), Alexandra Gilbreath (Desdemona)

Clip length: 2 min 17 sec
  Performed by:
The Royal Shakespeare Company (

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A love that defies the boundaries of race
A hatred that defies all boundaries of reason
Together they will transform a lover's world of sighs into a universe of hurt.

"Othello": be careful who you trust.

Rated NC-17. Psychological drama. Sexually explicit language, racial hatred, violence.

"Iago makes John Doe and Hannibal Lecter look like two supremely well-adjusted individuals."
- Sadist's Weekly


aka "The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice"

Written between late 1601 and spring 1602

Probably revised 1606

First published 1622

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You can read the full text of
"Othello" at
"Othello: Entire Play"

You can find a full synopsis of
"Othello" at
"Shakespeare Resource Center - Othello"

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