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Zeffirelli, Franco

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Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

162 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the Franco Zefferelli production of Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their families, and take their lives
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

113 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 3,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mel Gibson's richest and most regal screen role to date has been the title role in this dynamic version of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, directed by Franco Zeffirelli ..."--Container
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

106 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

102 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an ill-fated love affair between an idealistic poet and a comsumptive flower-maker
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

130 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

100 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performance of Verdi's opera, telling the story of a beautiful courtesan dying from consumption, her love for a poor nobleman and the sacrifices she makes for him
Tea with Mussolini by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

63 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director Franco Zeffirelli presents a semi-autobiographical story about a group of British and American travelers on an indefinite stay in Italy in 1935. Luca is a boy living in Florence whose mother has run off and whose father has little time for him. Fortunately, he's a welcome guest of Mary, an English woman visiting Italy to soak up European culture. Mary and her friends enjoy life in Italy, and their initial response to the rise of fascism is to arrange a polite meeting with Mussolini to make sure he and his soldiers mean well
Jane Eyre by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

107 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The harshly treated orphan girl, Jane Eyre, becomes a governess in a mysterious Yorkshire mansion and falls in love with the master of the house
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

76 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's opera about a Chinese princess who has her suitors that can't answer 3 riddles executed and how she eventually discovers love with a prince
Brother sun, sister moon by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

51 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story focuses on the early years of St. Francis of Assisi
Jesus of Nazareth by William Barclay( Book )

20 editions published between 1959 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French translation of "Jesus of Nazareth". The life of Jesus based on Franco Zeffirelli's film
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

45 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franco Zeffirelli both stage-directed and designed the sets for this 1985 Metropolitan Opera production of Puccini's romantic opera Tosca. The story revolves around the singer Floria Tosca (Hildegard Behrens), who is jealous of her lover, painter Mario Cavaradossi (Placido Domingo). The corrupt police chief Scarpia (Cornell MacNeil) is after the escaped political prisoner Cesare Angelotti (James Courtney), who is friends with Mario. The treacherous Scarpia arrests Mario, Angelotti kills himself, and Tosca gets homicidal. Several murders and betrayals later, the conclusion involves Mario and Tosca before a firing squad in the dramatic final act. Conducted by Guiseppe Sinopoli
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

65 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to revenge himself against Othello, Iago uses deceit to awaken in Othello a suspicion that his wife, Desdemona, has been unfaithful to him. After he kills Desdemona he learns of Iago's treachery, and then plunges a dagger into his own heart
Pietro Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana ; Pagliacci by Pietro Mascagni( Visual )

85 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revenant du service militaire, Torrido apprend le mariage de Lola, qu'il aimait. Il se fiance alors avec Santuzza ; mais Lola, jalouse, le reconquiert. Pour se venger d'un tel abandon, Santuzza révèle au mari de sa rivale l'infortune qui l'accable. Les deux hommes s'affrontent dans un duel qui se termine par la mort de Torrido. Santuzza s'écroule, désespérée
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Recording )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man born to rule the world is destroyed by his weaknesses and lusts
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

43 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A live recording of the original production of Carmen, broadcasted for television on December 9, 1978
Callas forever : music from the original film soundtrack by Alessio Vlad( )

5 editions published in 2002 in Italian and English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pagliacci : a film by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( Visual )

37 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera in one prologue and two acts
Callas forever by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

43 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautifully recreates the magic, passion and artistry of the opera diva Maria Callas, known as "the voice of the century". Gives a loving tribute to what could have possibly happened at the end of Callas's life, whose death came at the age of 53. Callas was a temperamental diva. She captured all the fiery intensity of legend on and off the stage. Her tempestuous relationship with her former manager is what finally persuades her to re-launch her career, despite her fading powers
Antony and Cleopatra : opera in three acts by Samuel Barber( )

13 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Corsi , Franco

Corsi, Gian Franco

Corsi, Gian Franco‏, 1923-

Corsi, Gianfranco.

Corsi, Gianfranco 1923-

Franciscus Zeffirelli

Franco Zeffirelli

Franco Zeffirelli director de cine italiano

Franco Zeffirelli Italiaans filmregisseur

Franco Zeffirelli italialainen poliitikko

Franco Zeffirelli Italian director and producer of films and television

Franco Zeffirelli italienischer Regisseur

Franco Zeffirelli olasz film- és televíziós rendező, producer

Franco Zeffirelli réalisateur, scénariste et producteur italien

Franco Zeffirelli regista italiano

Franco Zeffirelli włoski reżyser filmowy, scenarzysta

Franko Dzefirelli

Franko Zeffirelli

Zeffirelli, Franco, 1923-

Zeffirelli, Franco, 1924-

Zeffirelli, Gianfranco

Zeffirelli, Gianfranco, 1923-

Φράνκο Τζεφιρέλι Ιταλός ντεκορατέρ και σκηνοθέτης

Франка Дзэфірэлі

Франко Дзефирели

Франко Дзеффирелли

Франко Дзефіреллі

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פרנקו זפירלי

فرانکو زفیرلی

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제피렐리, 프랑코 1923-

프란코 체피렐리


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La BohèmeJesus of NazarethBrother sun, sister moonTosca