Passing of Falstaff, The

Synopsis
Documentary short which accompanied the U.S. broadcast of FALSTAFF (Unitel, 13/12/1985). It compares the treatment of The Merry Wives of Windsor by Verdi and Orson Welles, the former represented by clips from Unitel’s film of the opera, the latter by CHIMES AT MIDNIGHT. The commentary writer credit is unknown (5/2008).
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1985
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
opera; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901); Welles, Orson (1916-1985); Falstaff

Production Company

Name

UNITEL

Archive

Name

Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division

Web
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Phone
(20) 707-8572
Fax
(20) 707-237’1
Address
Motion Picture & Television Reading Room
James Madison Building, LM 336
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, D.C.
20540-4690
United States
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