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Additional title: Othello
Additional title: Othello (Choreographic work : Chabukiani)
Chabukiani, Vakhtang Mikhaĭlovich, 1910-1992
Tsignadze, Vera
Kikaleĭshvili, Zarub
Mitaĭshvili, Lil︠i︡ana
Monavardisashvili, Bekar
Chabukiani, Eteri
Dudko, Mikhail Andreevich
Virsaladze, Simon Bagratovich, 1909-1989 (Designer)
Machavariani, A.(Alekseĭ), 1913- (Composer)
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (Author)
Tʻbilisi (Georgia), Paliashvili Opera and Ballet Theater

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1957
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9932
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3631 (former)
two-dimensional moving image
Produced by Gruzia-Film Studios. Director: Vakhtang Chabukiani. Camera: Felix Vysotsky.
Choreography: Vakhtang Chabukiani. Music: Alexei Machavariani. Scenery: Simon Virsaladze and S. Vatsadze.
Performed by Vakhtang Chabukiani (Othello), Vera Tsignadze (Desdemona), Zarub Kikaleishvili (Iago), Liana Mitaishvili (Emilia), Bichiko Monavardishashvili (Cassio), Eteri Chabukiani (Bianca), Revaz Tsulukidze (Rodrigo), Mikhail Dudko (Brabantio), Mikhail Tchelys (Montana), Vladimir Ivashkin (Duke of Venice), and members of the ballet troupe and orchestra of the Paliashvili State Opera and Ballet Theater, Tbilisi [Tiflis]. Conductor: O. Dimitriadi.
Cassette 1: approx. 61 min. Cassette 2: approx. 34 min.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 streaming video files (NTSC) (95 min.) :sd., col.
Film ballet based on the tragedy by William Shakespeare.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936022588-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174762
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2621bf30-7b8c-0135-5a67-03f5a4888182
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Item timeline of events

  • 1910: Creator Born
  • 1957: Issued
  • 1992: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Othello" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1957.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Othello" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 16, 2019.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1957). Othello Retrieved from

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