You'd have to be mad to like opera

Australia, 1979

Film
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Episode of Series “The Australian Opera”.
Explores the personality of opera singer Isobel Buchanan, and gives an insight into her life as an opera singer. She is seen in a number of situations which show the wide range of activities and disciplines which go towards the making of an opera. Particular emphasis is placed on rehearsal and actual performance of the opera ‘Don Pasquale’. Production manager, Roy Bissell; director, script, Karl McPhee; editor, Ian Walker; sound, Rodney Simmons; photographer, Andrew Fraser.

Credits

director

Karl McPhee

producer

Gil Brealey

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:24:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30750

Subject categories

Music & Performing Arts → Music

Music & Performing Arts → Opera singers

Music & Performing Arts → Operas

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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