The opera being performed in the climactic scenes at the San Francisco Opera House is "The Mikado" by William S. Gilbert
and Arthur Sullivan
. Excerpts seen in the movie were from the light opera's first act. The production seen in the film was performed by members of the New York City Opera and was conducted by Julius Rudel
. The production was allowed to shoot at the opera house for three days which was at the time right in the middle of the theater season. See more
Oh, ho, I'll tell ya, I've been on some dumb calls in my time, but this one tops 'em all. Where did you meet this ding dong anyway? Hey, what's all that stuff about having her for lunch down at the station house tomorrow? You're not even supposed to be riding around with me.
It's fate, Fergie. It's kismet.
Kismet, my ass. Listen, this girl is weird, Tony...
Yeah, yeah, yeah, but she's got the prettiest green eyes I've ever seen.
Hey, they're blue. And behind those blue eyes is a fruitcake with ...
Ready To Take A Chance Again
Music by Charles Fox
Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
Recording created by Barry Manilow
and Ron Dante
Sung by Barry Manilow See more