The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess [videorecording]
by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin ; the Primetime/BBC and Homevale/Greg Smith production ; directed by Trevor Nunn.
- Laserdisc; Video
- This video is the adaptation of the Glyndebourne Festival Opera stage production of the Gershwins' classic musical drama Porgy and Bess, which portrays the lives of the occupants of Catfish Row.
- Trevor Nunn
- Porgy, Willard White ; Bess, Cynthia Haymon ; Crown, Gregg Baker ; Serena, Cynthia Clarey ; Sporting Life, Damon Evans ; the Glyndebourne Chorus ; Chorus master, Craig Rutenberg.
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- 184 min.
- Videodisc release of a 1992 production.
- "7 2434 77754-1 3"
- Founded on the play: Porgy / DuBose Heyward and Dorothy K. Heyward.
- Related title
- Porgy and Bess.
- Based on the original Glyndebourne Festival Opera stage production directed by Trevor Nunn ; adapted for the screen by Trevor Nunn with Yves Baigneres ; producers, Greg Smith and Stephany Marks ; executive producers, Richard Price (Primetime) and Dennis Marks (BBC).
- [England?] :EMI Records Ltd.,1993.
- 2 videodiscs (184 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 in. LaserDisc [CLV]
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