This movie, based on William Shakespeare's Othello, is neatly positioned as a vehicle to showcase some of the best jazz musicians of the period, including Dave Brubeck and Charles Mingus.
Did You Know?
Screenwriter Paul Jarrico
was blacklisted during the McCarthy era, hence the use of the pseudonym Peter Achilles. See more
When Patrick McGoohan's character is playing a drum solo about halfway through the film, the drum kit used is different in the medium shots and POV shots, suggesting that the latter were likely shot at a later time with a different drummer. See more
Be seeing you - As immortalised in The Prisoner
Written by Duke Ellington
, Irving Mills
and Barney Bigard See more