Vintage Portraits

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.

Barbiere telecast (1954) with Margery Gordon (Rosina), Frank Guarrera (Figaro) and Bruno Landi (Almaviva) Rosen Studios/OPERA NEWS Archives...

In order to view this article, you must be a subscriber. If you already have an account, please enter your username and password.


If you are not already a subscriber, please Subscribe.

Follow OPERA NEWS on FacebookTwitter Button