Melba


1h 30m 1989

Brief Synopsis

A four-part "Great Performances" presentation dramatizing the life of world-renowned opera star Nellie Melba, whose career spanned 40 years beginning in 1885. The story follows Melba from her early days as a plantation owner's wife in Australia to her stardom in the opera houses and courts of Europ

Film Details

Also Known As
Great Performances (01/20/89)
Release Date
1989

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

A four-part "Great Performances" presentation dramatizing the life of world-renowned opera star Nellie Melba, whose career spanned 40 years beginning in 1885. The story follows Melba from her early days as a plantation owner's wife in Australia to her stardom in the opera houses and courts of Europe. The drama explores the personal cost of Melba's decision to dedicate herself to music.

Film Details

Also Known As
Great Performances (01/20/89)
Release Date
1989

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

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