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Additional title: Othello (Choreographic work : Chabukiani)
Chabukiani, Vakhtang Mikhaĭlovich, 1910-1992 (Choreographer)
Tsignadze, Vera (Dancer)
Kikaleĭshvili, Zarub (Dancer)
Mitaĭshvili, Lili︠a︡na (Dancer)
Monavardisashvili, Bekar (Dancer)
Chabukiani, Eteri (Dancer)
Dudko, Mikhail Andreevich (Dancer)
Virsaladze, Simon Bagratovich, 1909-1989 (Designer)
Machavariani, A. (Alekseĭ), 1913-1995 (Composer)
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (Originator)
Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theatre (Performer)
Chabukiani, Vakhtang Mikhaĭlovich, 1910-1992 (Dancer)
Dimitriadi, Odisseĭ (Conductor)

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)
Z. Paliašvilis saxelobis Tʻbilisis operisa da baletis saxelmcipʻo tʻeatri
Machavariani, A. (Alekseĭ), 1913-1995. Otello
Ballets -- Georgia
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Produced by Gruzia-Film Studios. Director: Vakhtang Chabukiani. Camera: Felix Vysotsky.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Vakhtang Chabukiani. Music: Alexei Machavariani. Scenery: Simon Virsaladze and S. Vatsadze.
Performers: 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.
Content: 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
Film reel
Extent: 5 film reels (95 min.) : sound, color ; 35 mm
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
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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 May 17, 2022.

APA Format

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

Wikipedia Citation

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