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The Dream of Butterfly (1939)

Il sogno di Butterfly (original title)
In an updated version of the Butterfly story, a visiting American conductor leaves a pregnant woman singer in Italy, promising to return and marry her.Four years later he returns with a wife and hears his old love perform her swansong.

Director:

Carmine Gallone

Writers:

Guido Cantini (dialogue), Ernst Marischka
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Maria Cebotari ... Madame Butterfly
Fosco Giachetti ... Harry Peters
Lucie Englisch ... Anna Ranieri
Germana Paolieri ... Mary Peterson
Luigi Almirante ... Riccardo Belli
Renato Cialente Renato Cialente
Guglielmo Barnabò Guglielmo Barnabò
Carlo Lombardi Carlo Lombardi
Miranda Bonansea Miranda Bonansea
Giuseppe Pierozzi Giuseppe Pierozzi
Paolo Stoppa Paolo Stoppa
Rio Nobile Rio Nobile
Gino Viotti
Elena Ambrosetti Elena Ambrosetti
Carlo Bonansea Carlo Bonansea
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Storyline

In an updated version of the Butterfly story, a visiting American conductor leaves a pregnant woman singer in Italy, promising to return and marry her.Four years later he returns with a wife and hears his old love perform her swansong.

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Taglines:

Puccini's Immortal Opera

Genres:

Drama | Musical | Romance

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There was a simultaneously filmed separate German language version. See more »

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Details

Country:

Italy | Germany

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

12 February 1941 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Dream of Butterfly See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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