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Eugène Scribe (1791–1861)

Augustin Eugene Scribe was the first-- and certainly the most prolific-- French dramatist/librettist of the European popular theatre. He was born in Paris on Christmas eve 1791 to a prosperous silk merchant, who was determined for his son to pursue a career in law. Scribe's interests were drawn to the theatre and he began writing plays in his ... See full bio »


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Jane Eyre
Jane Eyre Soundtrack
Fra Diavolo
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La calomnie
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  The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series) (based on the play by: "Le Philtre" - 1 episode, 2018) (libretto by - 1 episode, 2011)
- Donizetti: L'Elisir d'Amore (2018) ... (based on the play by: "Le Philtre")
- Rossini: Le Comte Ory (2011) ... (libretto by)
 2017 Fra Diavolo, Daniel-François-Esprit Auber (TV Movie) (libretto)
 2014 Marco Spada (by: from the original libretto)
 2013 Les Vêpres siciliennes (libretto)
 2012 Robert le Diable (TV Movie) (libretto)
 2011 Adriana Lecouvreur (after: play "Adrienne Lecouvreur")
 2010 Les vêpres siciliennes (TV Movie) (libretto)
 2009 The Elixir of Love (after "Le philtre" by)
 2003 La juive (TV Movie) (libretto)
 2002 L'Elisir d'amore (TV Movie) (play "Le Philtre")
 2000 Adriana Lecouvreur (TV Movie) (play "Adrienne Lecouvreur")
 1999 Les diamants de la couronne (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1997 Le comte Ory (TV Movie) (libretto - uncredited)
 1997 Teatr telewizji (TV Series) (drama - 1 episode)
- Adrianne Lecouvreur (1997) ... (drama - as Augustin Eugene Scribe)
 1996 L'Elisir d'amore (TV Movie) (after: the comedy by "Le Philtre" - as Scribe)
 1995 Le domino noir (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1995 Le comte Ory (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1991 Un ballo in maschera (TV Movie) (after - uncredited)
 1990 Les huguenots (TV Movie)
 1990 Manon Lescaut (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1990 Un ballo in maschera (TV Movie) (after)
 1989 I vespri siciliani (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1989 Adriana Lecouvreur (TV Movie) (play "Adrienne Lecouvreur")
 1988 L'africaine (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1986 I vespri siciliani (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1986 Un ballo in maschera (TV Movie) (play "Gustave III, ou Le bal masqué" - uncredited)
 1984 Adriana Lecouvreur (TV Movie) (play "Adrienne Lecouvreur")
 1982 Le comte Ory (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1981 The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series) (play "Le Philtre" - 1 episode)
- L'elisir d'amore (1981) ... (play "Le Philtre" - uncredited)
 1980 Fra Diavolo (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1980 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (play "Bataille de dames" - 1 episode)
- Bataille de dames (1980) ... (play "Bataille de dames")
 1979 Stakan vody (TV Movie) (play "Le verre d'eau")
 1979 Damenkrieg (TV Movie) (play)
 1977 Zenés TV színház (TV Series) (play "Le verre d'eau" - 1 episode)
- Sakk-matt (1977) ... (play "Le verre d'eau")
 1977 Ein Glas Wasser (TV Movie) (play "Le verre d'eau")
 1976 Adriana Lecouvreur (TV Movie) (based on the play by)
 1975 Un ballo in maschera (TV Movie) (play "Gustave III, ou Le bal masqué" - uncredited)
 1968 Het glas water (TV Movie)
 1965 Maskeradbalen (TV Movie) (play "Gustave III ou Le bal masqué")
 1963 Fra Diavolo (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1962 Das Glas Wasser (TV Movie) (story)
 1960 Ett glas vatten (TV Movie) (play "Le verre d'eau")
 1960 Das Glas Wasser (play "Le verre d'eau")
 1958 Ein Glas Wasser (TV Movie) (play)
 1955 Adriana Lecouvreur (play "Adrienne Lecouvreur")
 1952 La muta di Portici (libretto from opera "La muette de Portici")
 1952 La sonnambula (play)
 1947 Elixir of Love (novel "Le Philtre")
 1942 Regina di Navarra (play)
 1941 L'elisir d'amore (play "Le Philtre" - uncredited)
 1938 Adrienne Lecouvreur (play "Adrienne Lecouvreur")
 1937 Liebe geht seltsame Wege (motif)
 1933 The Devil's Brother (libretto - uncredited)
 1932 L'ours et le pacha (Short) (play)
 1931/I Fra Diavolo (libretto)
 1931/II Fra Diavolo (libretto)
 1929 Devil-May-Care (based on the French drama: "La Bataille des Dames")
 1928 Dream of Love (play "Adrienne Lecouvreur")
 1928 Batalla de damas (story)
 1924 I volti dell'amore (play)
 1923 Ein Glas Wasser (play)
 1921 Dita di fata (play)
 1919 Adriana Lecouvreur (play)
 1918 Die Jüdin (libretto) / (play "La Juive" - uncredited)
 1918 La calomnie (writer)
 1918 Masked Ball
 1917 Feenhände (play "Les doigts de fee")
 1916 The Dumb Girl of Portici (opera La muette de Portici)
 1913 Adrienne Lecouvreur (Short) (play "Adrienne Lecouvreur")
 1910 Fra Diavolo (Short)
 1910 Robert the Devil (Short) (libretto)
 1909 Le huguenot (Short) (libretto)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Betty, Be Good. Musical/farce. Music by Hugo Riesenfeld. Book by Harry B. Smith. Lyrics by Harry B. Smith. Based on a vaudeville by Eugène Scribe [posthumous credit]. Musical Direction by Ross Mobley. Costume Design by Kiviette. Scenic Design by P. Dodd Ackerman. Directed by David Bennett. Casino Theatre: 4 May 1920- 26 Jun ... See more »

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