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Title Rigoletto e la sua tragedia [Hoopla electronic resource] / organizzazione di F. Granata-Vigo ; musiche di Giuseppe Verdi ; direttore di produzione, Jacopo Comin ; regia di Flavio Calzavara.

Imprint [United States] : Independent-International Pictures Corp. : Made available through hoopla, 1946.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 90 min.)) : sd., col.
Series V.I.E.W. Video opera series
Opera series (View Video)
Access Digital content provided by hoopla.
Credits Directed by Carmine Gallone.
Performer Aldo Silvani, Gérard Landry, Janet Vidor ; sung by Tito Gobbi, Mario del Monaco, Giuseppina Arnaldi ; orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma ; Oliviero de Fabritiis conductor.
Summary This tragic story revolves around the licentious Duke of Mantua, his hunch-backed court jester Rigoletto, and Rigoletto's beautiful daughter Gilda. The opera's original title, La maledizione (The Curse), refers to the curse placed on both the Duke and Rigoletto by a courtier whose daughter had been seduced by the Duke with Rigoletto's encouragement. The curse comes to fruition when Gilda likewise falls in love with the Duke and eventually sacrifices her life to save him from the assassins hired by her father.
Audience Not rated.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Fools and jesters -- Drama.
People with disabilities -- Drama.
Operas -- Film adaptations.
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885. Roi s'amuse -- Film adaptations.
Added Author Granata-Vigo, F.
Comin, John, 1869-1947. Director.
Calzavara, Flavio. Director.
De Fabritiis, Oliviero. Conductor.
Silvani, Aldo. Actor.
Landry, Gérard, 1914- Actor.
Vidor, Janet. Actor.
Gobbi, Tito. Singer.
Del Monaco, Mario, 1915-1982. Singer.
Arnaldi, Giuseppina. Singer.
Albertini, Bitto, 1924-1999. Cinematographer.
Colangeli, Otello. Film editor.
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Rigoletto.
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885. Roi s'amuse.
hoopla digital.
Music No. MWT11064532
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