Music & Musicals, Opera & Operetta, Classical Music - A brooding tale of love, murder and vengeance, this classic opera set in 17th century Scotland is based on the tragic novel by Sir Walter Scott. In the title role of Lucia, soprano Dame Joan Sutherland shows her vocal virtuosity in a triumphant return to the Metropolitan Opera after a four-year absence. Taped live in November 1982, this presentation is conducted by Richard Bonynge and features acclaimed tenor Alfredo Kraus.
The hero of an unlikely airplane disaster must overcome his own inadequacies, improbable accidents and his former girlfriend in order to save a space shuttle from destruction in this spoof sequel of the disaster parody Airplane!
The Soviets have developed a revolutionary new jet fighter, called "Firefox". Naturally, the British are worried that the jet will be used as a first-strike weapon, as rumours say that the jet is indetectable on radar.
Dr. Daniel Challis and Ellie Grimbridge stumble onto a gruesome murder scheme when Ellie's novelty-salesman father, Harry, is killed while in possession of a strange mask made by the Silver Shamrock mask company.
Australian journalist Guy Hamilton travels to Indonesia to cover civil strife in 1965. There, on the eve of an attempted coup, he befriends a Chinese Australian photographer with a deep connection to and vast knowledge of the Indonesian people and also falls in love with a British national.
Have you watched Lucia Di Lammermoor: Donizetti: Metropolitan yet? What did you think about it?