In the early 1950s, opera fans tuned in for the DuMont Network's
Opera Cameos, a weekly anthology series that presented
half-hour abridgements of the classics - with casts that included
Beverly Sills, Ettore Bastianini and Salvatore Baccaloni. SCOTT
BARNES savors the gold in these broadcasts, now available for
viewing at Manhattan's Paley Center for Media.
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