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Donizetti: L'Elisir d'Amore

1959 Rated NR 1hr 47m

Recorded in Tokyo in 1959, this rare performance of Gaetano Donizetti's "L'Elisir d'Amore" features legendary opera singers Ferruccio Tagliavini and Alda Noni in their only complete live performance ever caught on film. The original black-and-white production remains intact, save for a nine-minute video gap at the start of Dulcamara's entrance scene that has been filled with still images from the performance.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


Japanese, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; embedded Japanese subtitles remain on screen throughout; all other subtitles optional.