New York City Opera: Benjamin Britten's "Paul Bunyan"


2h 30m 1998

Brief Synopsis

Presentation of Benjamin Britten's opera based on the frontier tall tale about the adventures of legendary American folk hero Paul Bunyan. The presence of the giant lumberjack spurs the colonists' mastery of nature to bring about the development of the continent. Originally produced in the United St

Film Details

Also Known As
Live From Lincoln Center (04/22/98), Paul Bunyan
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Thirteen/Wnet

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 30m

Synopsis

Presentation of Benjamin Britten's opera based on the frontier tall tale about the adventures of legendary American folk hero Paul Bunyan. The presence of the giant lumberjack spurs the colonists' mastery of nature to bring about the development of the continent. Originally produced in the United States during World War II.

Film Details

Also Known As
Live From Lincoln Center (04/22/98), Paul Bunyan
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Thirteen/Wnet

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 30m

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