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There Really Was A Madam Butterfly: Madama Butterfly

  • Aired: 03/20/2008
  • 04:44
  • Rating: TV-G
Does life really imitate art? Susan Graham, host of Live From Lincoln Center's broadcast of the New York City Opera production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly, makes the case. With rare photographs of World War II-era Nagasaki, she tells the tragic real-life story of Tom Glover, son of a Japanese geisha and a Scottish industrialist.
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The tragic story of the son of a geisha and a Scots industrialist. Susan Graham narrates.
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Live From Lincoln Center is made possible by a major grant from MetLife. The series is also made possible with generous support from the Robert Wood Johnson 1962 Charitable Trust, Thomas H. Lee and Ann Tenenbaum, The Robert and Renée Belfer Family Foundation, Mercedes T. Bass, and the National Endowment for the Arts.


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