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The Girl of the Golden West


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An opera in three acts from the drama by David Belasco.
[Starring] Elaine Malbin
A section of the Covent Garden Opera Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Douglas Robinson)
London Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, Joseph Shadwick)
Conducted by Edward Renton

The action of the opera takes place at the foot of the Cloudy Mountains. California, in a mining camp in the days of the gold rush in 1849.


Writer: David Belasco
Music: Giacomo Puccini
Singers: Section of the Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Chorus-Master: Douglas Robinson
Musicians: London Philharmonic Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Joseph Shadwick
[Orchestra] conducted by: Edward Renton
Repetiteur: George Coop
Designer: Stephen Bundy
Assistant Producer: Charles R. Rogers
Producer: George R. Foa
Minnie: Elaine Malbin
Jack Ranee, the Sheriff: Roderick Jones
Dick: Johnson (Ramerrez) Paul Asciak
Nick, bartender at the Polka: John Kentish
Ashby Agent of the Wells Fargo Transport Company: Terence Cooper
Sonora a goldminer: Edmund Donlevy
Jake Wallace, a minstrel: John Holmes
Handsome: Dennis Wicks
Harry: Robert Bowman
Larkens: Nigel Brooks
Jose Castro, a-gangster: John Holmes
Wowkle, an Indian squaw: Josephine Veasey
The Prospector: John McLaren

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The Girl of the Golden West

BBC Television, 4 October 1954 21.00

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