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New Singing Star

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1654A
Date Released
16 Feb 1961
Date Other
Feb 1961
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Scotland V Wales
  2. 2Ireland V England
  3. 3New Singing Star
  4. 4On to Lahore

Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 4
Summary
Seen arriving at London Airport, a new singing star with a great future: 21-year-old Teresa Stratas, whose magnificent voice won her a contract with the famous New York Metropolitan Opera Company. In the world of films, she has already co-starred with Robert Ryan in The Canadians, the first British film made entirely in Canada. Twentieth Century Fox see this young Canadian as a singing star in the tradition of Jeanette MacDonald. From London Airport, Teresa Stratas drove to the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, where she was to sing Mimi in La Boheme.
Keywords
Buildings and structures; Music and dance; Entertainment and leisure; Aviation; Performing arts
Locations
England
Card file number
81920A
Credits:
Camera
Godfrey Kenneth Hanshaw
Commentator
Jeffrey K. Shearley
Length of story (in feet)
92
Story extras:

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