Item Details

La Fanciulla del West [videorecording]: Opera in 3 Acts

Teatro alla Scala ; RAI-Radiotelevisione Italiana
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Minnie, owner of a saloon in a mining camp in California, falls in love with Dick Johnson who is in reality the bandit Ramerrez. Sheriff Jack Rance is also in love with Minnie and they play poker to determine the bandit's fate. Minnie cheats and wins his freedom, but he is caught. About to be hanged, Johnson/Ramerrez is saved when Minnie pleads for his life.
Director
Jonathan Miller; John Michael Phillips
Performers
Placido Domingo, Sergio Bertocchi, tenors ; Mara Zampieri, soprano ; Juan Pons, baritone ; Luigi Roni, bass ; Orchestra and chorus of Teatro alla Scala, Lorin Maazel, conductor.
Release Date
1991
Run Time
142 min.
Language
Sung in Italian with English subtitles
Rating
Not rated
Notes
  • Videodisc release of a 1991 production.
  • Encoded with PCM digital stereo sound.
  • Opera in 3 acts.
  • Based on the play "The Girl of the golden West" by David Belasco.
Variant Title
Title on container and disc label: Puccini's La Fanciulla del West
Credits
Director, Jonathan Miller ; television director, John Michael Phillips ; music, Giacomo Puccini ; libretto, G. Civinini, C. Zangarini ; director of photography, Angelo Pacchetti.
Published
[Chicago, IL] : Home Vision ; Chatsworth, Calif. : Distributed by Image Entertainment, c1998.
Publisher no.
ID4359PUDVD Image Entertainment
Related Resources
Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews:
Description
1 videodisc (142 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD.
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