Othello is a Moorish military hero married to young and beautiful Desdemona. Envious Iago is scheming against Othello. By planting a fake evidence, Iago provokes Othello's suspicion of Desdemona's infidelity. Enraged Othello loses control and kills Desdemona, then realizes his mistake and kills himself.
Sergey Bondarchuk, Irina Skobtseva, Andrei Popov, Vladimir Soshalsky, Evgeniy Vesnik, Antonina Maksimova, Mikhail Troyanovsky, Evgeniy Teterin, Leyla Ashrafova, Boris Belyakov, A. Blokh, V. Borzho, Nikolai Brilling, Kathleen Byron, Ysanne Churchman