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Title Lizzie Borden [videorecording] / music by Jack Beeson ; libretto by Kenward Elmslie, after a scenario by Richard Plant ; by arrangement with Boosey & Hawkes, Inc. ; directed for television by Kirk Browning.

Publication Info. Pleasantville, NY : Video Artists International, Inc, [2013]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    B BEES LB C91DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1leaflet.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical rda
video file DVD video region 0 rda
Note Opera in three acts.
"Produced for television December 1965 / originally telecast January 1967"--Program notes.
Title from container.
Credits Produced for DVD by Allan Altman.
Performer Richard Fredricks (Captain Jason MacFarlane) ; Brenda Lewis (Elizabeth ("Lizzie") Borden) ; Ellen Faull (Abigail ("Abbie") Borden) ; Anne Elgar (Margret Borden) ; Herbert Beattie (Andrew Borden) ; the Cambridge Festival Orchestra ; the Saint Gabriel Boys Choir ; Anton Coppola, conductor.
Summary Opera in three acts. "The prelude to Act II and the interlude between the first two scenes of Act III are omitted from this performance"--Program notes.
System Details DVD, all regions, full screen (4:3) presentation ; monophonic.
Language Performed in English, optional English subtitles.
Subject Borden, Lizzie, 1860-1927 -- Drama.
Operas.
Murder -- United States -- Drama.
Parricide -- United States -- Drama.
Trials (Murder) -- Drama.
Musical theater -- Connecticut -- Chester.
Genre/Form Filmed operas.
Added Author Beeson, Jack, 1921-2010.
Beeson, Jack, 1921-2010. Lizzie Borden.
Elmslie, Kenward. Librettist.
Plant, Richard, 1910-1998.
Coppola, Anton. Conductor.
Browning, Kirk, 1921-2008., film director.
Fredricks, Richard, actor.
Lewis, Brenda, 1921- actor.
Faull, Ellen, actor.
Elgar, Anne, actor.
Beattie, Herbert, 1926- actor.
Boosey & Hawkes Inc.
Cambridge Festival Orchestra.
Video Artists International, film distributor.
Standard No. 089948456391
Music No. 4563 Video Artists International, Inc

 
    
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