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Lieutenant Pinkerton (Character)
from Madame Butterfly (1995)

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Alternate Names:
B. F. Pinkerton / B.F. Linkerton / B.F. Pinkerton / Benjamin Pinkerton / F.B. Pinkerton / Lieutenant B.F. Pinkerton / Lt. B.F. Pinkerton / Lt. Benjamin Franklin Pinkerton / Lt. Pinkerton / Officer Pinkerton / Old Officer Pinkerton / Pinkerton / Pinkerton in 'Madame Butterfly' / Singer: Lt. Pinkerton


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  1. The Girl from Nagasaki (2013) Played by Edoardo Ponti (as Officer Pinkerton) / Christopher Lee (as Old Officer Pinkerton)
  2. Madam Butterfly 3D (2012) Played by James Valenti (as Lieutenant B.F. Pinkerton)
  3. Madama Butterfly (2012) (TV) Played by Carlo Barricelli (as F.B. Pinkerton)
  4. Madama Butterfly (2010) Played by Brandon Jovanovich (as B.F. Pinkerton)

  5. "The Metropolitan Opera HD Live"
    ... aka "Great Performances at the Met" - USA (alternative title)
        - Puccini: Madama Butterfly (2009) TV episode, Played by Marcello Giordani (as Lt. B.F. Pinkerton)
  6. Puccini (2009) (TV) Played by Simone Fulciniti (as Pinkerton)
  7. Madama Butterfly (2009) (TV) Played by Massimiliano Pisapia (as F.B. Pinkerton)
  8. "Live from Lincoln Center"
        - New York City Opera: Madama Butterfly (2008) TV episode, Played by James Valenti (as Benjamin Pinkerton)
        - New York City Opera: Madama Butterfly (1982) TV episode, Played by Jerry Hadley (as Lt. Benjamin Franklin Pinkerton)
  9. In Rehearsal: A New Butterfly for the Met (2006) (TV) Played by Marcello Giordani (as Pinkerton)
  10. Madama Butterfly (2004/I) (TV) Played by Fabio Armiliato (as B. F. Pinkerton)
  11. Madama Butterfly (2003) (TV) Played by Martin Thompson (as F.B. Pinkerton)

  12. Madama Butterfly (1995) (TV) Played by Richard Leech
  13. Madame Butterfly (1995) Played by Richard Troxell (as Pinkerton)
  14. "The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles"
        - Florence, May 1908 (1993) TV episode, Played by Milan Voldrich (as Pinkerton)

  15. Madama Butterfly (1986) (TV) Played by Peter Dvorský (as B.F. Pinkerton)
  16. Madama Butterfly (1983) (TV) Played by Nazzareno Antinori (as Pinkerton)
  17. Madame Butterfly (1981) (TV) Played by Lucio Posada (as Pinkerton)

  18. Madama Butterfly (1975) (TV) Played by Plácido Domingo (as B.F. Pinkerton)

  19. Madame Butterfly (1965) (TV) Played by Jerry J. Jennings (as B.F. Linkerton)

  20. Hu die fu ren (1956) Played by He Huang (as Pinkerton)
    ... aka "Madame Butterfly" - Hong Kong (English title)
  21. Madama Butterfly (1956) (TV) Played by Renato Cioni (as Pinkerton)
  22. "NBC Television Opera Theatre"
        - Madama Butterfly (1955) TV episode, Played by Davis Cunningham (as Lt. Pinkerton)
  23. Madame Butterfly (1954) Played by Nicola Filacuridi (as Pinkerton) / Giuseppe Campora (as Singer: Lt. Pinkerton)
    ... aka "Madama Butterfly" - Italy (original title)

  24. I'll Take Romance (1937) Played by Frank Forest (as Pinkerton)
  25. One Night of Love (1934) Played by Paul Ellis (as Pinkerton in 'Madame Butterfly')
  26. Madame Butterfly (1932) Played by Cary Grant (as Lieutenant B.F. Pinkerton)

  27. Le ménage du Madame Butterfly (1920) Played by J.H. Forsell (as Pinkerton)

  28. Madame Butterfly (1915) Played by Marshall Neilan (as Lt. Pinkerton)

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From Madame Butterfly (1932)
Cho-Cho San: [Cho-Cho San has found Adelaide's photo in Pinkerton's trunk. She brings it to him with the pipe cleaners] I found them like this
Lieutenant B.F. Pinkerton: Thank you very much, Cho-Cho San
[he puts the photo aside]
Cho-Cho San: She very beautiful, that American lady
Lieutenant B.F. Pinkerton: Oh, I guess she'd pass in a crowd
Cho-Cho San: She some lady you know very well?
Lieutenant B.F. Pinkerton: Sure, sure. We've known each other for years
Cho-Cho San: She love you very much, perhaps?
Lieutenant B.F. Pinkerton: No, of course not
Cho-Cho San: [she picks up the photo and points to the inscription that reads 'To Bin with all my love always'] What this writing say?
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