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Cast (feature film)

Barber of Siberia, The (1999)
Jane Callahan travels to Russia in the late 19th Century to help a man who may be her father with his new invention. He has made a logging machine, which he hopes will transform the forests of Siberia, and needs support from the Grand Duke. Jane meets and falls in love with a young army cadet, Andre

Music (feature film)

Breathe (2017)
The real-life story of Robin Cavendish, who was paralyzed with polio at 28 and given three months to live, left the hospital against doctor's advice and miraculously lived for many years.
Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)
The true story of New York socialite Florence Foster Jenkins, who aspired to become an opera singer despite an assertive lack of talent, and her aristocratic British "husband" and manager who both championed her skills and sought to protect her from the hard truth about her abilities.
La La Land (2016)
Lonely aspiring actress Mia and cocky jazz pianist Sebastian balance their art and love in Los Angeles, the land of the dreamers.
Lost City of Z, The (2016)
The true story of British explorer Col. Percy Harrison Fawcett, who disappeared in 1925 while searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon.
Accidental Love (2015)
A small-town waitress has a nail accidentally shot into her head by a clumsy workman, eliciting wild sexual urges. The uninsured woman goes on a crusade to Washington to fight for the rights of the bizarrely injured. Along the way, she meets an immoral congressman who takes advantage of her sex dr
Stoker (2013)
After India's father dies in an auto accident, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her emotionally unstable mother Evelyn. Soon after his arrival, she comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives, but instead of feeling outrage or horror,
Lowlife (2013)
Ewa Cybulski and her sister sail to New York from their native Poland In search of a new start and the American dream. When they reach Ellis Island, doctors discover that Magda is ill, and the two women are separated. Ewa is released onto the mean streets of Manhattan while her sister is quarantined
American Reunion (2012)
The characters we met a little more than a decade ago return for their high school reunion. In one long-overdue weekend, they will discover what has changed, who hasn''t and that time and distance can''t break the bonds of friendship. It was summer 1999 when four small-town Michigan boys began a quest to lose their virginity. In the years that have passed, Jim and Michelle married while Kevin and Vicky said goodbye. Oz and Heather grew apart, but Finch still longs for Stifler''s Mom. And Stifler remains the same as he ever was. Now these lifelong friends have come home as adults to reminisce about- and get inspired by-the hormonal teens they were.
Ruby Sparks (2012)
A successful young writer tries to overcome writer's block by writing to an imaginary woman, and ends up willing her into existence.
Our Family Wedding (2010)
"Our marriage, their wedding." It''s lesson number one for any newly engaged couple, and Lucia and Marcus are no exception. They learn the hard way that the path to saying "I do" can be rife with familial strife. When they return from college and too suddenly announce their marriage plans, they soon discover that their fathers - two highly competitive over-the-top egos - can wreak a major amount of havoc on their special day. With insults flying and tempers running high, it''s anyone''s guess if the alpha dads will survive to make it down the aisle in one piece. Lucia''s mother is busy planning the wedding of "her" dreams and the only levelheaded one in the bunch is Angela, the groom''s father''s best friend and lawyer, who manages to keep her cool when the madness reaches a crescendo. With only weeks to plan their wedding, Lucia and Marcus soon discover the true meaning of love and find there is truth to the saying - that when you marry someone, you marry their entire family.
Whip It (2009)
In Bodeen, Texas, an indie-rock loving misfit finds a way of dealing with her small-town misery after she discovers a roller derby league in nearby Austin.
Twilight (2008)
Bella Swan has always been a little bit different, never caring about fitting in with the trendy girls at her Ph nix high school. When her mother re-marries and sends Bella to live with her father in the rainy little town of Forks, Washington, she d sn''t expect much of anything to change. Then she meets the mysterious and dazzlingly beautiful Edward Cullen, a boy unlike any she''s ever met. Edward is a vampire, but he d sn''t have fangs and his family is unique in that they choose not to drink human blood. Intelligent and witty, Edward sees straight into Bella''s soul. Soon, they are swept up in a passionate, thrilling and unorthodox romance. To Edward, Bella is what he has waited 90 years for--a soul mate. But the closer they get, the more Edward must struggle to resist the primal pull of her scent, which could send him into an uncontrollable frenzy. But what will Edward & Bella do when a clan of new vampires--James, Laurent and Victoria--come to town and threaten to disrupt their way of life?
Righteous Kill (2008)
A serial murderer walks the streets of Manhattan, targeting violent felons who have fallen through the cracks of the judicial system. All the victims are suspected criminals whose bodies are found accompanied by a four line poem justifying the killing. The killer''s mission is to do what the cops can''t do on their own--take the bad guys off the streets for good. When a notorious pimp becomes one of the killer''s victims, highly decorated detectives Turk and Rooster are called in to investigate. This case could easily be the biggest one in their 30 years on the force. With the unwitting help of a local drug dealer the detectives follow what few clues they have, but their search soon turns inward, eventually leading them full circle as they realize the killer may be one of their own.
Bart Got a Room (2008)
A young boy's misadventures getting a date for the prom while his parents marriage is falling apart.
No Reservations (2007)
Master chef Kate Armstrong lives her life like she runs her kitchen at an upscale, trendy Manhattan eatery, with a no-nonsense intensity that both captivates and intimidates everyone around her. Kate's perfectionist nature is put to the test when she "inherits" her nine-year-old niece Zoe, while con
Orange Winter (2007)
On November 21, 2004 the people of Ukraine were supposed to elect a new president. They had the choice of two candidates: Viktor Yanukovich, prime minister in the government of the very unpopular outgoing president Leonid Kuchma, and Viktor Yushchenko, a former prime minister and popular opposition
Namesake, The (2006)
The Gangulis family comes to the U.S. from India in order to experience a world of limitless opportunities--only to be confronted with the perils and confusion of trying to build a meaningful life in a baffling new society. On the heels of their arranged marriage, Ashoke and Ashima jet off from swe
Quinceanera (2006)
Magdalena is the daughter of a Mexican-American family who runs a storefront church in Echo Park, Los Angeles. With her fifteenth-birthday approaching, all she can think about is her boyfriend, her Quinceañera dress, and the Hummer Limo she hopes will carry her on her special day. But a few months b
Pink Panther, The (2006)
Inspector Jacques Clouseau, a name that strikes fear into the hearts of criminals everywhere--and anyone else he comes across as well. Maybe it''s because his deductive powers are so inadequate, his grasp of the obvious so elusive, his command of the language so severely limited and his physical coordination so completely lacking. But while his approach may be unorthodox and often confounding, he always manages to solve the crime--in his own fashion. At least until now. World famous soccer coach Yves Gluant has just led Team France to victory over Team China. Surrounded by grateful adoring fans and his beautiful lover, the international pop star Xania, Gluant is felled by a poisoned dart. In the ensuing panic, Gluant''s priceless diamond ring, "The Pink Panther," mysteriously disappears. The murder becomes a media sensation and a national obsession. Cracking the case falls to Chief Inspector Dreyfus, who is up for the prestigious Medal of Honor--for the seventh time. Aware that he cannot afford to make a single mistake--at least none that can be attributed to him--Dreyfus presses the indefatigable Inspector Clouseau into service. Closeau and his new assistant, the steadfast, stoic Gendarme Gilbert Ponton, follow a tangle of clues that leads them all over Paris and, eventually, New York City. In the Big Apple, Clouseau and Ponton and travel to Times Square and the nearby diamond district, as well as to the city''s posh Fifth Avenue and the renowned Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Along the way, Clouseau and Ponton are waylaid by elusive diamond cutters, would-be thugs, notorious bandits, smarmy casino owners, secret agents, mysterious trainers and an exotic beverage called "The Flaming Mojito." One by one, Clouseau narrows his search and tracks down the most likely suspects. They include Xania, a spurned soccer star, a millionaire casino owner and a flirtatious P.R. publicist. Clouseau''s process is fascinating, if harrowingly circuitous. But he never loses his focus, his purpos
Rocky Balboa (2006)
Former heavyweight champion Rocky Balboa steps out of retirement and back into the ring, putting himself against a new rival in a dramatically different era. After a virtual boxing match declares Rocky Balboa the victor over current champion Mason "The Line" Dixon, the legendary fighter's passion an
Prairie Home Companion, A (2006)
After 32 years, Garrison Keillor's radio variety show is coming to an end. Set on a rainy Saturday night in St. Paul, Minnesota, fans file into the Fitzgerald Theater to see "A Prairie Home Companion," a staple of radio station WLT, not knowing that WLT has been sold to a Texas conglomerate and that
Match Point (2005)
A one-time tennis pro, Chris Wilton was used to falling just short in his life. But when he befriends Tom Hewett and marries his sister, Chloe, the doors are opened to the kind of money and success that Chris had once only dreamed of having. Chris should have settled for happiness, but he is torn by his attraction to Tom''s impossibly beautiful and alluring fiancée, Nola. The attraction turns to an obsession that forces Chris to make a critical choice. Now everything in his life hinges on whether or not Chris falls short again--and if his luck runs out.
I Build the Tower (2005)
About the creation of Los Angeles' Watts Towers, and the tumultuous life of its architect, Simon Rodia.
Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement, The (2004) as Music ("Sempre Libera")
Mia has matured into a stunning, young woman and is ready to assume her role as princess of Genovia. But no sooner has she moved into the Royal Palace with her beautiful, wise grandmother Queen Clarisse, than she soon learns her days as a princess are numbered--Mia''s got to lose the tiara and immediately take the crown herself. As if getting ready to rule wasn''t enough, the stakes for Mia have never been higher--with Genovian law stating that princesses must be married before being crowned, Mia''s in for a parade of suitors who''d all like to be her king.
Punisher, The (2004) as Music ("La Donna E Mobile")
Frank Castle ia a man who has seen too much death in his life, first as a Delta Force Op and later as an FBI special agent. He has managed to beat considerable odds, and is finally moving out of the field and into a normal life with him wife, Maria, and young son, Will. However, on his final assignm
Bad Santa (2003) as Music ("Anvil Chorus Ii (From 'Il Travatore')")
Willie T. Stokes is a washed-up, wise-cracking Department Store Santa who can't help but be more naughty than nice. Underneath his ill-fitting red suit, Willie is actually a safecracker who makes one big score every year--on Christmas Eve. As shoppers head home from the mall, this Santa and his inge
Together (2002) as Music ("Va Pensiero, Sull'Ail Dorate (From The Opera "Nabucco", Act 3))
Xiaochun has been playing the violin ever since was able to hold it. Now, a prodigy at 13, with several awards to his name, he is the pride and joy of his father, a chef who has put all of his hopes on his son's success. Father and son set out for Beijing, where the boy will further his studies. The
Kid Stays in the Picture, The (2002) as Music ("Bella Figlia Dell'Amore (From 'Rigoletto')"); Music ("Stride La Vampa! (From 'Il Trovatore')")
The life story of legendary Hollywood producer and studio chief Robert Evans. The first actor to ever to run a film studio, Robert Evans' film career started in 1956, at a poolside in the Beverly Hills Hotel. His good looks, charm, and overwhelming confidence captured the eye of screen legend Norma
Amati Girls, The (2001) as Song Composer ("La Fiorza Del Destino-Overture")
When four adult sisters reunite to help their recently widowed mother get on with her life, each sister learns what is missing in her own life and the patterns she has replicated in her own family. The Amati girls are four very different sisters with one common objective; the unity of their family a
Rat Race (2001) as Music ("Libiamo, Libiamo (From 'La Traviata')")
Donald Sinclair owns the biggest, snazziest, flashiest, high rolling-est casino in Las Vegas. And to entertain some of his wealthiest patrons, he''s staged the most original high stakes game that Sin City has ever seen! The contestants? Six teams. The jackpot? Two million dollars stuffed in a locker hundreds of miles away. The odds of winning? One in six. The rules? Well there''s only one--get there first! What the racers don''t know is that the tycoon and his rich buddies are betting on the outcome and are tracking every move the teams make. It''s only a matter of time before they figure out who really stands to win the most before switching course to look for a different kind of pay-off.
Bride of the Wind (2001) as Music ("Un Ballo In Mascherit")
Alma Mahler is a beautiful, outspoken young woman and a talented composer in turn-of-the-century Vienna. Her life crosses a rich artistic era and two world wars as she finds herself at the center of these turbulent and emotional times. She is swept up in passionate affairs with some of the most tale
Taste of Others, The (2000) as Song Performer ("Gaultier Malde" (From 'Rigoletto'))
Jean-Jacques Castella is a successful suburban businessman, painfully aware of his inability to keep up with the fast changing times. He has no appreciation of the arts, until his wife Angelique drags him to a moving performance of Racine's "Berenice." Much to his surprise, he is overwhelmed by the
Crew, The (2000) as Music ("La Donna E Mobile" "Dio, Mi Potevi Scagliar Tutti Mali")
There's no place like home--even when it's the ratty Raj Mahal senior citizen residence hotel in yuppie-haven South Beach, Miami. While sexy models cavort on the white sands posing for haute couture fashion magazine covers, four fossilized former wiseguys--Bobby Bartellemeo, Joey "Bats" Pistella, Mi
Family Man, The (2000) as Music ("La Donna E Mobile (From 'Rigoletto')")
Jack Campbell is a Wall Street trader living the high life in New York City. When Jack, who has forsaken all for the pursuit of money, becomes involved in a grocery store holdup, everything changes. He awakens the next morning, on a snowy Christmas day, lying in bed next to a wife--Kate, the college sweetheart he dumped when his career ambitions took hold--whom he never married, and in a house with two kids he never had. Now living in New Jersey in an alternate suburban universe, he has a chance to see how his life would have turned out had he married Kate and raised a family. Jack soon begins to feel strangely comfortable in the new role of loving husband and father, finding himself happy in the life he would have led had he made different choices as a young man.
Man Who Cried, The (2000) as Music ("Di Quella Pira (From 'Ill Trovatore")
In 1927, fleeing persecution, a Russian Jewish girl named Fegele is bundled off on a boat to England. Fegele is re-named Suzie, sent to a Christian foster home and to school where she learns to sing. 10 years later she leaves England for Paris, where she becomes a chorus girl and befriends ambitious
Analyze This (1999)
Paul Vitti, New York gang boss, is suffering from anxiety attacks. Embarrassed by this un-Mafia problem, he seeks help from a psychiatrist, Ben Sobel. Sobel isn''t keen to help him, but is persuaded. Vitti''s problems threaten to postpone Sobel''s wedding in Miami, and worse, there is a Mob conference coming up that Vitti may not be in strong enough psychological shape to attend.
8 1/2 Women (1999) as Song ("Othello" (Excerpt))
Philip Emmenthal, a wealthy businessman, and his son, Storey, are two very different men whose shared grief inspires them to embark on an elaborate sexual odyssey. When Storey takes his father to see Federico Fellini's masterpiece, "8 1/2," the sight of so many magnificent women prompts them to crea
Gloria (1999) as Song ("Questo O Quello")
A former gun-moll becomes the reluctant guardian of a young boy who has become the target of a mob hit after witnessing the murder of his parents. Gloria has just been released from a prison term served to protect her ex-lover, but when she returns to New York she discovers that boyfriend Kevin does
Being John Malkovich (1999) as Music ("Pace, Pace Mio Dio (From 'La Forza Del Destino')")
A man takes a new job on the 7th-and-a-half floor of an office building and stumbles upon a membranous room that leads inside the head of stage and screen actor John Malkovich. There he can see life through Malkovich's eyes before being systematically ejected from the room and onto the New Jersey tu
Angela's Ashes (1999) as Music ("E Lui! Desso! L'Infante (From 'Don Carlos')")
In 1935, when it is more common for Irish families to leave their famine-stricken country for America, the impoverished McCourt family do the reverse. Following the sudden death of her 7-week-old daughter, Angela and her unemployable, alcoholic husband, Malachy Sr. set sail from New York Harbour to
Better Than Chocolate (1999) as Music ("La Traviata")
Maggie is a young college drop-out who is doing quite well working in a lesbian bookstore in Vancouver. She meets and falls for Kim, and her life seems to be stable. Then her mom calls, telling her that not only is she getting divorced for the second time, but she and Maggie's little brother are mov
Tango (1998) as Music ("Va Pensiero (From Opera 'Nabucco')")
Film director Mario Suarez is left by his wife. Throwing himself into his work, he decides to make a film on the tango. While casting, he meets Elena Flores, an amazing tango dancer, and the two fall in love. But Elena is the mistress of Angelo, the main investor in the film, and a man it is prudent
Babe 2: Pig in the City (1998)
Returning to the farm after winning the Sheep Dog competition, Babe, the Gallant Pig, must venture to the big city when the Hoggett farm faces foreclosure. With Farmer Hoggett unable to work after an accident, and creditors at the door, Mrs Hoggett is offered much-needed money to take Babe to a far-
Hands (1998) as Music ("Requiem")
An elegy addressed by a young father to an unborn son; wherein the father exhorts the son to accept the vow of "poverty for life," thus escaping the inevitable betrayals of "the System," which promises people something better. The father tells stories of various social outcasts: a man whose hands we
Mafia! (1998) as Music ("Il Trovatore")
As the story of the Cortino family unfolds over nearly a century, young and innocent Vincenzo Cortino is driven from his home in Sicily and forced to swim to America. There he grows up to become the infamous patriarch of a powerful crime family. However, in his twilight years Vincenzo realizes the r
Inheritors, The (1998) as Music ("La Donna E Mobile (From 'Rigoletto')")
Set in the early 1930's in an Austrian farming village, Severin witnesses a strange old woman, Rosalind, visit Lukas, a fellow farmhand. The following morning, the farm's owner is found dead and Rosalind, who will not talk, is hauled off to prison for the crime. Because the victim had no heirs, the
Mother and Son (1997) as Music
Set in a crumbling house in the midst of the fields and forests, a melancholy tale about an adult man faced with his beloved mother's imminent death.
Witman Boys, The (1997) as Music
In a provincial town in 1914, two brothers become obsessed with death after the death of their father. They investigate the cemetery, dissect small animals, and then meet a young prostitute who becomes an important presence in their lives.
Resurrection Man (1997) as Music ("La Vergine Degli Angeli (From 'La Forza Del Destino')")
Set in the 1970s, Ryan, a journalist in Ulster, Northern Ireland, becomes obsessed with tracking down a young psychopath named Victor Kelly who is a member of a gang called the Resurrection Men. Ryan and Victor become intangled in each other's lives as Victor follows his suicidal trajectory and Ryan
Devil's Island (1997) as Music ("La Donna E Mobile (From 'Rigoletto')")
Set in Camp Thule, an abandoned U.S, military barracks outside Reykjavik, the story follows the fortunes and misfortunes of family outcasts: Karolina, a demon-sniffing fortune teller, Toomy, her soft-spoken husband, and their two grown grandsons, Baddi and Danni. When their flirty mother marries an
Anaconda (1997) as Music ("Dio Che Nell'Alma Infondere (From Opera 'Don Carlo'))
A filmmaker and an anthropologist travel to the Amazon to shoot a documentary about a mysterious local tribe, but discover far more than they planned.
Still Breathing (1997) as Music ("La Traviata (Prelude & Introduction To Act 1)" "La Traviata--Acte 1 Une De Felice Eterea")
An Austin, Texas street performer falls in love with a woman who, unbeknownst to him, happens to be a con artist.
Mrs. Dalloway (1997) as Music ("La Traviata" "'Addio, Del Cassato' (From 'La Traviata')")
An adaptation of Virginia Wolf's 1925 novel about a melancholic middle-aged society woman--"a perfect hostess"--who, thrown into a crisis, reflects upon her life as a politician's wife during the days of World War I. Her story takes place over the course of one day and is juxtaposed with that of a b
Mr. Magoo (1997) as Music ("La Traviata")
Myopic millionaire Mr. Quincy Magoo accidentally takes possession of a cache of stolen gems and becomes the target of evil culprits. Despite their efforts, however, Magoo consistently escapes unharmed and remains oblivious to the dangers that surround him. Magoo ultimately nabs the villains with the help of his nephew Waldo and his trusting bulldog Angus.
Gravesend (1995) as Music ("Deserto Sulla Terra" "Tacea La Notte Placida")
Gravesend, the tough Coney Island neighborhood, is the setting as four friends do the usual Saturday night thing by hanging out in Ray's basement in a house he shares with his older brother Mark. When Mark comes downstairs to tell the guys to keep it down, Zane points a gun that he thinks is unloade
Wondrous Voyage of Kornel Esti, The (1995) as Music
The paralleling of two train journeys taken by a famed writer in his youth and in his middle-age: In the first journey, the ambitious and wide-eyed youth, Esti Kornel, an aspiring writer, visits the Italian coast at the turn of the century, where he meets a series of women. In 1933, world-weary and
Only You (1994) as Song La Traviata: ("Libiamo Ne' Lieti Calici")
When Faith was 11, she asked her Ouija board to spell out the name of the man for her. The answer - Damon Bradley - was someone she had never heard of. But days before her marriage, Faith receives a call from her fiancé''s old school friend... Damon Bradley. And on this slim lead she flies to Italy to track him down.
Eat Drink Man Woman (1994) as Music Composer ("Ave Maria")
A chef and his three daughters try to deal with their tangled love lives.
Only You (1994) as Composer ("Overture From La Forza Del Destino")
When Faith was 11, she asked her Ouija board to spell out the name of the man for her. The answer - Damon Bradley - was someone she had never heard of. But days before her marriage, Faith receives a call from her fiancé''s old school friend... Damon Bradley. And on this slim lead she flies to Italy to track him down.
D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994) as Music Composer ("Anvil Chorus" From "Il Trovatore")
Coach Bombay moves to Los Angeles to head the Goodwill Games and the Ducks follow.
Strawberry and Chocolate (1993) as Song ("D'Amor Sull'Ali Rose" From "Il Trovatore")
A macho but naive and inexperienced youth who believes passionately in Communism and the Cuban Revolution, finds his values undergoing an unexpected transformation after being befriended by a cultured young homosexual who's an ardent critic of the Castro regime.
Heart and Souls (1993) as Music Composer ("Ah Ci Ben Mio")
At the scene of a fatal bus crash, the souls of four deceased passengers enter into the body of a woman's newborn baby.
Lorenzo's Oil (1992) as Music ("Parigi, O Cara" From "La Traviata" "Agnus Dei Requiem Mass")
Story about a couple who defy the medical professionals and try to save the life of their son who's suffering from an "incurable" disease.
Year Of The Gun (1991) as Music Extract ("Di Provenza El Mar")
In Italy in the late 1970s, an American novelist is accused of being involved in the Red Brigades terrorist orginization and their kidnapping of Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro.
In the Shadow of the Stars (1990) as Music
A documentary that takes a look at opera through the eyes of eleven San Francisco Opera choristers -- their stories, ambitions and views of the stars.
Funny About Love (1990) as Music ("De Miei Bollenti Spiriti" From Opera "La Traviata")
A romantic comedy about a cartoonist who wants to be a father.
Edge of Sanity (1989) as Music ("Il Trovatore")
Another version of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.
Opera (1989) as Music Extracts
A young understudy triumphantly replaces the ailing star during a performance of Verdi's Macbeth, only to be terrorized by a sadistic maniac.
'Burbs, The (1989) as Music ("Questa O Quella" From Opera "Rigoletto")
A suburban father decides to stay home for a peaceful summer vacation, but his plans are shattered when a weird family moves in next door.
Manha Submersa (1989) as Music
Aria (1988) as Music ("Un Ballo In Maschera" "La Forza Del Destino" "Rigoletto")
Making Opera (1988) as Music Adaptation
Time of Destiny, A (1988) as Music ("Pace, Pace, Mio Dio")
When Jorge Larrenata, patriarch of an immigrant family in San Diego, learns that his daughter Josie has eloped with a GI named Jack, he tracks her down. While attempting to bring her back, Jorge accidentally skids off the road and dies while being pursued by Jack. Martin, Jorge's irresponsible son
Music Teacher, The (1988) as Music
A former opera singer passes on his knowledge and insights to two aspiring students.
Il Giovane Toscanini (1988) as Music
Drama depicting Arturo Toscanini's conducting debut in Rio de Janeiro at the age of 18.
Little Dorrit (1988) as Music
Adaptation of Charles Dickens' least known novel, which is a political indictment of early 19th century England.
To Kill a Priest (1988) as Music Extract ("Lacrimosa")
Drama about the tragic death of Polish priest Father Jerzy Popiliuszko.
Sarah (1988) as Music
A look at the career of French actress Sarah Bernhardt.
And God Created Woman (1988) as Music ("Brindisi" From "La Traviata")
A falsely imprisoned woman will try anything to win her freedom. When an initially successful escape lands her back from where she came, she seduces an innocent carpenter who works at the prison, convincing him to marry her with the hopes that it will gain her an early parole.
Aida (1988) as Music
Verdi's classic opera about love and conflict.
Macbeth (1987) as Music Extract ("Aida")
Sicilian, The (1987) as Music ("Dio Che Nell'Alma Infondere Amor" From "Don Carlo")
Story of the infamous Sicilian bandit Salvatore Giuliano, a man whose dream became a legend.
Macbeth (1987) as Music
China Girl (1987) as Music Extract ("La Donna E Mobile" From "Rigoletto")
An Italian-American boy and a Chinese-American girl attempt a romance despite a war between gangs in their respective New York communities.
Wall Street (1987) as Music ("Rigoletto")
Romanca Final (1987) as Music Extracts
Ursula (1986) as Music Extract
Off Beat (1986) as Music Extract ("Rigoletto")
Library worker(Reinhold), filling in for policeman friend at rehearsal for a dance recital, falls in love with female cop.
Otello (1986) as Music
Manon of the Spring (1986) as Music (("Jean'S Theme") From "La Forza Del Destino")
Demoner (1986) as Music
The Color of Money (1986) as Music Extract ("Va Pensiero" From Opera "Nabucco")
An experienced pool shark coaches a young hothead on his way to the top.
Faubourg Saint-Martin (1986) as Music ("Don Carlos")
Il Bacio di Tosca (1985) as Music
Mein Mieber Schatz (1985) as Music
Mann Wie EVA, Ein (1984) as Music Extract ("La Traviata")
Meilleur de la Vie, La (1984) as Music Extract
Circle of Passions (1983) as Music
El Norte (1983) as Music Extract ("Overture To La Traviata")
The story of two Central American political refugees who flee the coffee fields of Guatemala when their father is killed and their mother is arrested by the military.
Tva killar och en tjej (1983) as Music
Lettres d'amours perdues (1983) as Music
Fitzcarraldo (1982) as Music Extracts ("Ernani" "Rigoletto")
The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle.
Enfaldige mordaren, Den (1982) as Music ("Requiem")
Angel (1982) as Music ("Requiem")
Danny, a sax player with a rock band, witnesses the death of a mysterious young mute girl, and becomes obsessed with tracking down her murderers--all the while trying to figure out if her slaying was done as a political act, or if it was done by the mob.
All Night Long (1981) as Music ("Stride La Vampa" "Anvil Chorus")
George Dupler is fed up with his life. He hates his job as the manager of an all-night drugstore, the fact that he is in debt, and he is also fairly dissatisfied with his wife Helen, so enters into an affair with one of her relatives.
Inferno (1980) as Music ("Va Pensiero" From Opera "Nabucco")
Young poet Rose Elliot buys a book from a local New York City antique dealer and learns the story of the coven of the Three Mothers. She believes her apartment building is one of their houses. She pleads for her brother Mark to come join her because she is afraid for her life. But by the time Mark a
Hunter, The (1980) as Music ("La Traviata")
During his long career, bounty hunter Ralph "Papa" Thorson has caught over 5,000 criminals. Now, while he is working on apprehending fugitives in Illinois, Texas and Nebraska, he himself is being hunted by a psychotic killer.
The Europeans (1979) as Music ("Waltz" From "La Traviata")
A New England household is upset by the arrival of two cousins from Europe.
Victoria (1979) as Music ("La Traviata")
Luna (1979) as Music ("Il Trovatore" "Tutte Le Feste Al Tempio" "Preludio Act Iii" "Un Ballo In Maschera")
Recently widowed American opera diva Caterina takes her teenaged son Joe with her on a long singing tour to Italy. Absorbed in her hectic work in various Verdi operas around Rome, Caterina is soon shocked to discover that her troubled and lonely son has become a heroin addict. Her desperate attempts to wean the youth off the drug result in an incestuous relationship, but also in a possibility to reunite Joe--maybe even herself--with his real father, whose existence she has kept a secret from him.
Tortue sur le dos, La (1978) as Music
Aida (1977) as Music
Piedra Libre (1976) as Music Extract
Une Fille Unique (1976) as Music
Best of Walt Disney's True-Life Adventures, The (1975) as Music Extract ("The Anvil Chorus" From "Il Travatore")
A compilation of some of Walt Disney's live action shorts. Included are "Seal Island" (1949) which was filmed in Alaska by Alfred and Elma Milotte, "Beaver Valley" (1950), "Nature's Half Acre" (1951), and "Water Birds" (1952).
Adventure Of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother, The (1975) as Music Extracts ("Un Ballo In Maschera")
The famed detective's brother tries to steal his thunder.
Cecilia, La (1975) as Music ("Inno Del Primo Maggi")
Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant, The (1972) as Music
A successful fashion designer abandons a sado-masochistic relationship with her female assistant in favor of a love affair with a beautiful young woman.
Spider's Stratagem, The (1970) as Music ("Rigoletto")
Athos Magnani, a young researcher, returns to Tara, where his father was killed before his birth, at the request of Draifa. The father, also named Athos Magnani and looking exactly like the son, was killed by a fascist in 1936 -- or so says Draifa (his mistress), the town statue, and everyone in town. As the son untangles the web of lies this story is constructed from, he finds himself ensnared in the same web.
Earth Entranced (1970) as Composer
Eldorado, a fictitious country in Latin America, is sparkling with the internal struggle for political power. In the eye of this social convulsion, the jaded journalist Paulo Martins opposes two equally corrupt political candidates: a pseudopopulist and a conservative. In this context, Paulo is torn between the madness of the elite and the blind submission of the masses. But, in this complex tropical reality, nothing really is what it seems to be.
Trans-Europ-Express (1968) as Composer
Senso (1968) as Mus from "il trovatore"
An Italian countess risks the fate of her country for the love of an Austrian soldier.
La traviata (1968) as Music Composition
The Leopard (1963) as Composer
A Sicilian aristocrat tries to protect his family from social upheavals.
Song Without End (1960) as Composer
Musical genius Franz Liszt betrays his lover to court a married princess.
For the First Time (1959) as Composer
While vacationing in disguise, an opera star falls in love with a deaf girl.
Seven Hills of Rome (1958) as Composer
A television star finds love while trying to get away from it all in Rome.
Dance with Me, Henry (1956) as Composer
Partners in a run-down amusement park try to adopt two children.
Interrupted Melody (1955) as Composer
True story of Australian opera singer Marjorie Lawrence and her battle against polio.
La Donna piu bella del mondo (1955) as Music ("Vissi D'Arte" From Opera "La Tosca")
House of Ricordi (1955) as Musical Extracts
A sweeping chronicle of the Ricordi family which grew to become Italy's premier music publishing house and pioneered the idea of royalty fees for its many clients which included many famous composers.
The Vanishing Prairie (1954) as Composer
Story of the American Prairie as it was when vast herds of bison and elk grazed.
Aida (1954) as Music
Aida, an Ethiopian slave girl to Amneris, the King of Egypt's daughter, is torn between her love for Radames, an Egyptian army officer, and for her own defeated people.
The Stars Are Singing (1953) as Composer
Fifteen-year-old Katri Walenska (Amma Maria Alberghetti) jumps a Polish ship, swims ashore and enters New York illegally. The United States Immigration officials are alerted---the USA still had a functioning immigration policy and department when this was filmed---and the search is on. Katri's only possessions are a ten-dollar bill and a letter to her parents' old friend, Jan Poldi (Lauritz Melchior), a former Metropolitan Opera star. She finds him in a shabby Greenwich Village apartment. His neighbors in the apartment house are three Broadway hopefuls; pop singer Terry Brennan (Rosemary Clooney), hoofer Buddy Fraser (Tom Morton) and Homer Tirdell (Bob Williams) and his talented dog Red Dust. (Pardon me, make that four Broadway hopefuls counting the dog.) When Terry hears Katri's magnificent singing voice, she scurries around New York to get her an audition and succeeds in getting her a spot on Don Wilson's televised amatuer hour. She wins the contest but unwittingly reveals her true identity as an illegal alien, which causes the arrest of Poldi, Wilson and Dave (John Archer), Terry's lawyer boyfriend. Katri faces deportation.
Melba (1953) as Composer
The highly fictionalized story of Nellie Melba, Australian-born soporano who rose to operatic fame in the latter part of the 19th century and who had a desert and form of dry toast (true) named after her. In her film debut, the Metropolitan opera's Patrice Munsel, plays the title role in a film that primarily strings together eight excerts from well-known operas as well as one or two lighter numbers and a montage of famous opera personalities featuring the chorus of the Covent Garden Opera and members of the Sadler Wells Ballet. The story follows the career of Melba from the time she left her father's Australian cattle ranch and a suitor to travel to Paris to get her voice training, and picks up another suitor. She debuts in Brussells and is a smash hit followed by international fame. The suitor from Australia shows up in Monte Carlo, marries her and soon is cast in the role of "Mr. Melba" until he can take it no longer and returns to Australia, while Melba decides her voice belongs to the world and sadly goes on alone.
Wild Women (1953) as Composer
Big game hunters Kirby and Count Sparafucile are on a safari in Africa, when they suddenly discover a battered white man who stumbles out of the jungle only to collapse at their feet. After reviving, the man, named Trent, tells them an old jungle legend about a tribe of white warrior women living at the top of a nearby mountain. As amazing as this seems, Trent claims to have actually seen these Amazons, and wants Kirby and the Count to join him in returning to their village. The pair agree to go along with him, but will they live to tell others about what they find?
Tonight We Sing (1953) as Composer
This Is Cinerama (1952) as Composer
Cinerama Productions Corp. vice-chairman Lowell Thomas introduces the ground-breaking new film process, called Cinerama, by recounting, in a small screen format and in black-and-white, a short history of graphic arts, from cave paintings to today.
The Great Caruso (1951) as Composer
The legendary opera singer fights to win his place in society.
Here Comes the Groom (1951) as Composer
A foreign correspondent woos his former fiancee so he can maintain custody of some orphans he''''s adopted.
The Toast of New Orleans (1950) as Composer
A New Orleans fisherman fights snobbery to become an opera star.
Song of Surrender (1949) as Composer
House of Strangers (1949) as Composer
Max Monetti is consumed with vengeance for his brothers after their betrayal of his father Gino. But after remembering his past, especially his relationship with Irene Bennett, Max realizes that his father had caused all the tension within the family and makes peace with his brothers.
That Midnight Kiss (1949) as Composer
A singing truck driver battles snobbery to become a star.
Up in Central Park (1948) as Composer
A Song Is Born (1948) as Composer
A group of music professors takes in a singer on the run from her gangster boyfriend.
Luxury Liner (1948) as Composer
The daughter of a ship's captain becomes a sea-going cupid.
This Time for Keeps (1947) as Composer
A famous singer's son falls for a swimming star.
Carnegie Hall (1947) as Composer
A woman pushes her son to pursue a career as a classical pianist.
Something in the Wind (1947) as Composer
Ziegfeld Follies (1946) as Composer
Legendary showman Flo Ziegfeld imagines the kind of Follies he could produce with MGM's musical stars.
The Lost Weekend (1945) as Composer
A writer fights to overcome his addiction to liquor.
Thousands Cheer (1944) as Composer
An egotistical acrobat joins the Army and falls in love with his commander''''s daughter.
Crazy House (1943) as Composer
Get Hep to Love (1942) as Composer
Sis Hopkins (1941) as Composer
They Meet Again (1941) as Composer
The Goldwyn Follies (1938) as Composer
A movie mogul hires an innocent girl to teach him what the average audience member likes.
One Hundred Men and a Girl (1937) as Composer
An unemployed musician's daughter fights to find him a new job.
Women of Glamour (1937) as Composer
A girl with a reputation falls for a wealthy playboy.
Forever Yours (1937) as Composer
A woman who has a failed romance becomes involved with a widowed opera singer.
I'll Take Romance (1937) as Composer
An opera manager tries to woo a soprano back to his company.
Moonlight Murder (1936) as Composer
A murderer strikes an opera company.
A Night at the Opera (1935) as Composer
Three zanies turn an operatic performance into chaos in their efforts to promote their protege''s romance with the leading lady.
My Song for You (1935) as Composer
El cantante de Nápoles (1935) as Composer
Love Me Forever (1935) as Composer
A mob figure helps launch a singer's career only to lose her to a younger man.
Stars over Broadway (1935) as Composer
An aggressive agent turns a hotel porter into an overnight sensation.
I Dream Too Much (1935) as Composer
A composer sets the stage for discord when he pushes his wife into a singing career.
One Night of Love (1934) as Composer
An aspiring opera singer and her mentor fight so much they barely realize they''re in love.
Las fronteras del amor (1934) as Composer
Enter Madame! (1934) as Composer
Evensong (1934) as Composer
Call of the Flesh (1930) as Composer
A Latin lover fights for the heart of a beautiful convent girl.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Aida Degli Alberi (2001)
In a world divided between two cities, the evil stone dragon Satam and his followers in the city of Petra wage war against the peaceful Tree People of Alborea. Beautiful Princess Aida, the daughter of Alborea's king, is taken prisoner by the Petrans and enslaved. As a servant, Aida meets and falls i
Aida Degli Alberi (2001)
In a world divided between two cities, the evil stone dragon Satam and his followers in the city of Petra wage war against the peaceful Tree People of Alborea. Beautiful Princess Aida, the daughter of Alborea's king, is taken prisoner by the Petrans and enslaved. As a servant, Aida meets and falls i
Aida (1988)
Verdi's classic opera about love and conflict.
Aida (1988)
Verdi's classic opera about love and conflict.
Macbeth (1987)
Macbeth (1987)
Otello (1986)
Otello (1986)
So Fine (1981)
Jack is a garment manufacturer who is deep in debt to a loan shark. He contacts his son Bobby, an English professor who knows nothing about the clothing business, for help. Bobby quits his job to help his dad get the money he needs, and accidentally designs a fashion phenomenon, jeans with cut-outs that expose the buttocks. The see-through jeans become an instant hit, and their money problems are solved. But Bobby creates a new problem when he begins seeing the wife of the loan shark.
So Fine (1981)
Jack is a garment manufacturer who is deep in debt to a loan shark. He contacts his son Bobby, an English professor who knows nothing about the clothing business, for help. Bobby quits his job to help his dad get the money he needs, and accidentally designs a fashion phenomenon, jeans with cut-outs that expose the buttocks. The see-through jeans become an instant hit, and their money problems are solved. But Bobby creates a new problem when he begins seeing the wife of the loan shark.
Aida (1977)
Aida (1977)

Music (special)

Thank You, Mr. President: Helen Thomas at the White House (2008)
A profile of journalist Helen Thomas, a legend in political reporting, who has covered every president since John F. Kennedy. Now in her 80s, Thomas sits down for a one-on-one interview in which she reflects on her storied career and the distinct personalities and foibles of the presidents she has
Music Heals (2002) as Music ("Pace, Pace, Mio Dio")
Stars from the world of opera perform at the twenty-sixth annual concert from Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. This gala concert honors the heroes and victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist assault on New York City.
Three Mo' Tenors in Concert (2001) as Music ("La Donna E Mobile")
Tenors Victor Trent Cook, Rodrick Dixon and Thomas Young demonstrate their versatility in a program of opera, Broadway, jazz, blues, soul, spirituals and gospel.
Met Celebrates Verdi, The (2001) as Music
The Metropolitan Opera honors the centennial of the death of Giuseppe Verdi with a program of selections drawn from historic telecasts. From the beginning, Verdi's operas have been a crucial part of the Met's repertoire. The company has presented the familiar Verdi operas "Aida," "Otello," Falstaff"
La Traviata From Paris (2000) as Music
An adaptation of Giuseppe Verdi's opera "La Traviata." Violetta Valery, a Parisian courtesan, leaves the luxurious life granted her by her protector in order to live with a naive, emotional man, Alfredo Germont. Germont's father persuades Violetta to leave Alfredo for the sake of the family reputati
American Dream: Andrea Bocelli's Statue of Liberty Concert (2000) as Music
Opera singer Andrea Bocelli performs a live concert from Liberty State Park, New Jersey, where he sings operatic melodies and popular standards.
La Forza del Destino (2000) as Music
A performance of "La Forza del Destino," Giuseppe Verdi's tale of family loyalties divided by romance. Giuseppe Verdi's original 1862 version of "La Forza del Destino" (The Force of Destiny), especially written to debut at St. Petersburg's Mariinsky Theatre, differs in many respects from his 1869 r
Luciano Pavarotti 30th Anniversary Gala Performance (1999) as Music ("Aida," Act Iv, Scenes 1 And 2)
Coverage of a gala performance celebrating the 30th anniversary of tenor Luciano Pavarotti's Metropolitan Opera debut. The program consists of fully staged acts from three operas and features the tenor in three of his most famous roles: Nemorino in "L'Elisir d'Amore," Rodolfo in "La Boheme" and Rada
Brush Up Your Shakespeare (1999) as Music
Tina Packer, artistic director of Shakespeare & Company, joins forces with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Orchestra to explore music inspired by the Bard. Audiences see performances of scenes from Shakespeare's plays followed by the music they inspired.
Star Crossed Lovers (1999) as Music
Placido Domingo and Renee Fleming sing classical and popular romantic songs with Daniel Barenboim conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Tibor Rudas Presents Carreras, Domingo, Pavarotti With Levine -- The Three Tenors Live in Concert -- Paris 1998 (1998) as Music ("Ah, La Paterna Mano" From "Macbeth")
Presentation of the Three Tenors in concert from the Champ de Mars park in the center of Paris, France. Features L'Orchestre de Paris conducted by world-renowned Maestro James Levine.
Robert Wells, Swedish King of the Keyboard (1998) as Music ("Questo Quella")
Swedish pianist Robert Wells performs from Dalhalla, Sweden, with guest artist, tenor Tito Beltran.
Helmut Lotti Goes Classic (1997) as Music ("You'Ll Win")
Flemish singer Helmut Lotti presents his rendition of classic songs as well as his own compositions in this performance special filmed at the Elisabeth Theatre in Antwerp, Belgium.
La Forza del Destino (1996) as Music
Performance from New York's Metropolitan Opera of Giuseppe Verdi's opera of fate and a father's curse that thwart the love of Alvaro and Leonora.
Telecast of the July 20, 1996 Giants Stadium concert by Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti, previously seen only on a Pay-Per-View basis. The program consists of a number of solor pieces by each tenor, medleys and closing encores.
Otello (1996) as Music
Performance from New York's Metropolitan Opera of Giuseppe Verdi's opera of the tragic Moor in the service of Venice and his doomed wife. Based on Shakespeare's play, "Othello."
Grand Night For Singing - Public Television's Gift to You, A (1996) as Music ("Libiamo" "Questa O Quello")
A special hosted by Tyne Daly featuring opera greats performing a wide variety of musical standards.
Three Sopranos, The (1996) as Music
Three sopranos -- Kathleen Cassello, Kallen Esperian and Cynthia Lawrence -- perform a medley of operatic arias and Broadway show tunes at the Century Plaza Towers in Los Angeles.
Placido Domingo at the Roman Amphitheater of Verona (1995) as Music ("Otello, Act 1" "Aida, Act 2")
Placido Domingo and other soloists perform operatic music from the Roman Amphitheater of Verona to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his debut there.
Pablo Casals Festival (1995) as Music ("Requiem Part I")
Highlights of annual music festival honoring the late cellist and conductor Pablo Casals.
Simon Boccanegra (1995) as Music
Performance of Verdi's opera "Simon Boccanegra," the tale of a 14th century naval hero selected the first non-aristocratic Doge of Genoa. He help to heal a bitter conflict between patricians and plebians and is reunited with his long-lost daughter, but only after a plot to unseat him results in his
New York City Opera "La Traviata" (1995) as Music ("La Traviata")
Performance of Giuseppe Verdi's opera "La Traviata," about mismatched lovers in the mid-19th century Paris.
Placido Domingo: A Musical Life (1995) as Music ("Libiamo" From "La Traviata"; "La Donna E Mobile" From "Rigoletto"; "Esultate" "Love Duet" From "Otello")
Profile of tenor and orchestra conductor Placido Domingo.
Opera Favorites With Domingo and Te Kanawa (1994) as Music ("Ah, Morir Potessi Adesso" From "Ernani" "A Terra Si Nel Livido Fango" From "Otello")
Opera singers Placido Domingo and Kiri Te Kanawa perform a selection of arias.
Reunion concert of tenors Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo, and Luciano Pavarotti, preceding the championship World Cup soccer match played the following day in Los Angeles.
Lombardi, I (1994) as Music
Opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi. Set during the period of the Crusades, the story concerns young lovers, one Christian and one Muslim, who are separated by a fate that even a dramatic religious conversion cannot overcome.
Richard Tucker Opera Gala: American Voices, The (1994) as Music ("Cabinet Scene" From "Don Carlo")
Annual operatic concert dedicated to the memory of renowned tenor Richard Tucker.
RICHARD TUCKER OPERA GALA, THE (1994) as Music ("Pace, Pace, Mio Dio!" "Madre, Pietosa Vergine" From "La Forza Del Destino")
Broadcast of excerpts from the 1993 Richard Tucker Opera Gala from the stage of Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall.
Stiffelio (1993) as Music
Three-act opera by Giuseppe Verdi about a Protestant minister's wife involved in an adulterous intigue.
Pavarotti in Central Park (1993) as Music ("Overture To Luisa Miller" "Quando Le Sere Al Placido" From "Luisa Miller" "Overture To I Vespri Siciliani")
Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti in a live concert from New York's Central Park.
Pavarotti in Paris (1993) as Music
Luciano Pavorotti sings operatic arias as a musical prelude to the Paris Equestrian Masters.
Falstaff (1993) as Music
Set in 15th century England and based on Shakespeare's "The Merry Wives of Windsor," the opera follows the ribald adventures of the amorous fat knight Sir John Falstaff.
Pavarotti & Friends (1993) as Music ("La Donna E Mobile")
Tenor Luciano Pavarotti performs in a benefit concert with international music stars, including Sting, from his hometown of Modena, Italy.
Pavarotti Plus! (1992) as Music ("Il Trovatore" "La Forza Del Destino" "I Lombardi" "Otello" "La Traviata")
Tenor Luciano Pavarotti is joined in a concert of operatic arias, duets, and ensembles with other performers from the world of opera.
Jonathan Miller on Acting in Opera (1992) as Music ("La Traviata")
A special focusing on the problems of creating believable drama in operatic forms. Director Jonathan Miller conducts a master class.
Metropolitan Opera Silver Anniversary, The (1992) as Music ("Rigoletto" "Otello")
A concert commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center, featuring performances of "Rigoletto" (Act III), "Otello" (Act III), and "Die Fledermaus" (Act II).
Lessons of Darkness (1992) as Music
A documentary examining the environmental devastation in Kuwait following the Persian Gulf War in 1991.
Masked Ball From the Metropolitan Opera, A (1991) as Music
A presentation of Giuseppe Verdi's "A Masked Ball," a tale of court intrigue in 18th-Centruy Sweden.
1991 Richard Tucker Gala, The (1991) as Music ("Carlo, Ascolta"--From "Don Carlo") ("Act Iii Finale"--From "La Traviata") ("Mentre Gonfiarsi L'Anima"--From "Attila") ("Del Futuro Nel Buo Discerno"--From "Nabucco") ("Invarno, Alvaro"--From "La Forza Del Destino")
A broadcast of the sixteenth annual Richard Tucker Music Foundation Gala. Features highlights by operatic stars who sang during the tribute to the late tenor as well as appearances by winners of the Richard Tucker Awards.
Pavarotti in the Park (1991) as Music ("Quando Le Sere Al Placido"--From "Luisa Miller") ("Va Pensiero"--From "Nabucco") ("La Mia Letizia In Fondere"--From "I Lombardi")
Live broadcast of a concert held in London's Hyde Park in which tenor Luciano Pavarotti gives his unique renditions of many well-known arias.
Live From the Philadelphia Orchestra: A Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. (1991) as Music ("Nabucco")
A concert featuring the Philadelphia Orchestra, in a salute to Martin Luther King Jr. Julius Erving reads selections from "A Lincoln Portrait."
Panasonic Presents: 25th Anniversary Gala at the Met (1991) as Music ("Rigoletto"/Act Iii "Otello"/Act Iii)
A pay-per-view cablecast of the concert celebrating the 25th anniversary of the opening of the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center in New York City. The program presents three separate acts from three operas: "Rigoletto," "Otello" and "Die Fledermaus."
Great Moments From the Met (1990) as Music ("O Patria Mia"--From "Aida")
A program presenting highlights from past telecasts of the Metropolitan Opera, featuring conductor James Levine and many well-known stars of the opera world.
Pavarotti Plus! (1990) as Music ("Di Tu Se Fedele" "Un Ballo In Maschera")
Live broadcast from Lincoln Center of a concert hosted by tenor Luciano Pavarotti and featuring his guests, Leona Mitchell, Carol Vaness, and other well-known artists.
1990 Richard Tucker Gala, The (1990) as Music ("Pace, Pace, Mio Dio"--From "La Forza Del Destino") ("Va Pensiero"--From "Nabucco") ("Ella Giammai M'Amo"--From "Don Carlo") ("Tomb Scene"--From "Aida") ("Act I Finale"--From "Macbeth")
A broadcast of the fifteenth annual Richard Tucker Music Foundation Gala. The program features highlights by operatic stars who sang during the tribute to the late tenor as well as appearances by three winners of the Richard Tucker Award.
Piano and Partners (1989) as Music
A concert from Wolf Trap Farm Park celebrating the piano in composition, musical partnerships and concert performances. Host mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne, clarinetist Richard Stoltzman, cellist Carlos Prieto, and pianists Vladimir Feltsman, Martin Katz, Haskell Small and Irma Vallecillo pay tribute t
Aida (1989) as Music
A presentation of Verdi's opera about the princess-slave in Egypt.
Pavarotti Plus!... Plus!! (1989) as Music ("Macbeth" "La Traviata" "Don Carlo")
A concert of selections from the operatic repertoire featuring tenor Luciano Pavarotti and his specially invited group of guest artists.
Richard Tucker Opera Gala, The (1989) as Music ("Aida")
A concert recorded live in Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center during the thirteenth annual Richard Tucker Music Foundation Gala on November 13, 1988. The program features highlights by nine operatic stars who sang in tribute to the late tenor. The program includes appearances by three winners of th
Rigoletto (1988) as Music
A live telecast of the New York City Opera's production of Verdi's tragic opera about the hunchbacked court jester, Rigoletto, who seeks revenge on his patron, the Duke of Mantua, for the seduction of his daughter, Gilda.
New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve Gala, The (1988) as Music ("La Traviata")
A live broadcast from Avery Fisher Hall in New York, featuring music director Zubin Mehta conducting the New York Philharmonic in a festive New Year's Eve performance with guest artist Placido Domingo.
Richard Tucker: The American Caruso (1988) as Music ("La Forza Del Destino" "Otello")
A special focusing on Richard Tucker, an operatic tenor whose career spanned 30 years, with an operatic tribute taped live at Carnegie Hall during the 12th annual Richard Tucker Music Foundation Gala on October 25, 1987. Also included are film clips and interviews.
Trovatore, Il (1988) as Music
A "Metropolitan Opera Presents" presentation, taped at Lincoln Center in New York on October 15, 1988, of Giuseppe Verdi's opera about two brothers, separated at birth, who love the same woman.
U.N. DAY CONCERT (1988) as Music ("Sempre Libera" From Opera "La Traviata")
A special, from the United Nations' General Assembly Hall in New York, which celebrates Australia's bicentennial in a concert featuring Joan Sutherland and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
Grand Night: The Performing Arts Salute Public Television, A (1988) as Music ("Atilla")
A tribute to public television's unique contribution to the performing arts, bringing together celebrated artists from the fields of ballet, modern dance, classical music, opera, light opera, and drama.
Otello (1987) as Music
A film of Verdi's opera adapted from Shakespeare's tragedy about a man destroyed by suspicion. Based on a Salzburg Festival production conceived, produced, and conducted by former Nazi Herbert Von Karajan. The telecast is the American television premiere of the film, which was made in the early 1970
Rigoletto (1987) as Music
A live performance of Verdi's opera, telecast from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House. The Duke of Mantua's humpbacked court jester seeks revenge on the Duke for the seduction of his daughter, Gilda.
Ballo in Maschera, Un (1987) as Music
A presentation of the Opera Company of Philadelphia's production of "Un Ballo in Maschera" by Giuseppe Verdi. The production includes tenor Luciano Pavarotti and winners of the second "Opera Company of Philadelphia/Luciano Pavarotti International Voice Competition." The three-act opera takes place d
Aida (1987) as Music
A performance of Verdi's opera, taped on October 15, 1987, at Houston's Wortham Theater Center, the new home of the Houston Grand Opera.
Joan Sutherland Anniversary Gala, The (1987) as Music ("Rigoletto" "La Traviata")
The telecast celebrates the twenty-fifth anniversary of Dame Joan Sutherland's debut at the Metropolitan Opera in 1962. Scenes from "Lucia di Lammermoor," Act III of "Rigoletto," and Act III of "La Traviata" are performed with full sets and costumes. Sutherland and Luciano Pavarotti are the leading
Solti at 75: A Celebration! (1987) as Music ("Act I Of 'Otello'")
A special celebrating the 75th birthday of conductor Sir Georg Solti. Taped at Chicago's Orchestra Hall, the program features performances by Sir Georg as both conductor and piano soloist, and guest artists. Also included are pictorial essays, film clips, and interviews that highlight Sir Georg's li
Pavarotti in the Verdi Requiem: A Salute To Youth (1986) as Music ("Requiem")
This performace of Giuseppe Verdi's 1874 Requiem in memory of Alessandro Manzoni features tenor Luciano Pavarotti and three winners of the Opera Company of Philadelphia/Luciano Pavarotti Voice Competition.
Gala of Stars 1986 (1986) as Music Extract ("Un Ballo In Maschera")
The seventh annual music extravaganza, taped in January, 1985, at the Vienna State Opera, hosted by Beverly Sills. Well-known artists from the concert, opera, and ballet worlds perform.
16 Days of Glory (1986) as Music ("Hymn To The Nations")
Highlights of the 1984 Summer Olympic Games held in Los Angeles, California. Also includes segments on individual athletes competing in the Games.
Falstaff (1986) as Music
A performance of Giuseppe Verdi's final work. This operatic comedy, adapted from Shakespeare's "Merry Wives of Windsor," describes the escapades of the corpulent, pleasure-loving knight, Sir John Falstaff, as he attempts and fails to woo Mistress Ford and Mistress Page (known also as "the merry wive
Pavarotti Plus! (1986) as Music
Celebrating his silver anniversary as a performer, Luciano Pavarotti is heard in a concert of solos, duets, and ensembles telecast live from Avery Fisher Hall in New York. The "plus" of the event consists of eight young American singers invited to participate by Pavarotti himself.
Simon Boccanegra (1985) as Music
A performance of Verdi's opera telecast from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House and taped on 12/29/84. The opera is set in Genoa in the middle ages and describes the rise of the pirate Simon Boccanegra to the exalted position of Doge. Paternal love, political intrigue, jealousy, and assassina
Rigoletto (1985) as Music
A filmed version, made for television, of Verdi's "Rigoletto" and directed by veteran opera stage producer, Jean-Pierre Ponnelle. The opera tells the story of the Duke of Mantua and his seduction of Gilda, the daughter of his court jester, Rigoletto, and the vengeance by the wronged father that prod
Aida (1985) as Music
Verdi's popular grand opera, set in ancient Egypt, about the love between the commander of the Egyptian forces and the daughter of the Ethiopian king. The live performance is telecast from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House.
Falstaff (1985) as Music
Giuseppe Verdi's comic masterpiece about the romantic adventures of Shakespeare's Knight, Sir John Falstaff, is seen in a filmed version conducted by Sir Georg Solti. The program concludes with highlights from Orson Welles' film from the same material, "Chimes At Midnight."
Don Carlo (1984) as Music
Verdi's opera telecast from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House in a performance taped on 3/26/83. The Princess Elisabetta, the daughter of the French King, was betrothed to Don Carlos, the son of the Spanish King, Philip II. Affairs of state make Elisabetta the wife of the Spanish monarch, to
Forza del Destino, La (1984) as Music
Verdi's opera dramatizing the relentless power of fate, set in eighteenth-century Spain. Leonora and her lover, Don Alvaro, are separated after Alvaro accidentally kills her father. Leonora becomes a recluse at a monastery and is slain by her brother Carlo as revenge. This "Live From the Met" presen
Ernani (1983) as Music
Verdi's opera in a telecast from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House of a performance taped on 12/17/83.
Placido Domingo Celebrates Seville (1983) as Music ("La Forza Del Destino")
Amid the streets and panoramas of Seville, Spanish-born tenor Placido Domingo performs operatic excerpts from works inspired by that fabled city. Conductor James Levine and the Vienna Symphony accompany the singer.
In Concert at the Met (1982) as Music Extract ("Don Carlo" "Il Trovatore" "Aida" "Luisa Miller")
Mezzo-soprano Tatiana Troyanos and tenor Placido Domingo perform opera arias and duets in this concert taped live from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House on February 28, 1982. The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra plays operatic overtures and preludes, and accompanies the singers under the baton o
Traviata, La (1981) as Music
Violetta Valery, a celebrated Parisian courtesan, leaves the luxurious life granted her by her protector in order to live with a naive, emotional young man, Alfredo Germont. Germont's father persuades Violetta to leave Alfredo for the sake of his family's reputation, and she returns to Paris in desp
Rigoletto (1981) as Music
Giuseppe Verdi's melodrama, set in Italy in the seventeenth century, about the court jester, Rigoletto. The clown's employer, the libidinous Duke of Mantua, rapes Rigoletto's sequestered daughter, and the jester seeks his revenge, undaunted by the terrible curse that has been laid upon him by anothe
Don Carlo (1980) as Music
A performance from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera of Verdi's opera. The story, set in Spain during the reign of Philip II, describes the doomed love between Don Carlos, the son of the King, and Philip's wife, Elisabetta, who had formerly been betrothed to the unlucky prince.
Ballo in Maschera, Un (1980) as Music
A performance of Verdi's opera about the kindly king of Sweden who falls hopelessly in love with one of the ladies at his court and later pays with his life when her jealous husband assassinates him.
Luisa Miller (1979) as Music
A live performance of Verdi's opera telecast from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House. The opera describes the ill-fated love between a peasant girl, Luisa Miller, and an aristocrat.
Requiem (1978) as Music
A performance of Giuseppe Verdi's "Requiem," taped at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan.
Luciano Pavarotti Recital (1978) as Music
A recital of works from the operatic repertoire featuring tenor Luciano Pavarotti, telecast live from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.
Otello (1978) as Music
A live broadcast of a performance of Verdi's opera based on Shakespeare's play about the gullible Moorish commander who is turned against young bride by an unscrupulous advisor.

Misc. Crew (special)

Evening With Kathleen Battle and Thomas Hampson, An (1995) as Aria
Singers Kathleen Battle and Thomas Hampson perform a program of arias and songs before an audience at the Licoln Center For the Performing Arts.

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