In the Shadow of the Stars
In the Shadow of the Stars is a 1991 American documentary film about the San Francisco Opera by the husband-and-wife team of Irving Saraf and Allie Light as it depicts the lives of the various members of the chorus, rather than the big name stars.
|In the Shadow of the Stars|
|Directed by||Allie Light|
|Produced by||Allie Light|
|Distributed by||First Run Features|
|August 14, 1991|
Operas featured in the film
- The Flying Dutchman (Richard Wagner)
- The Rake's Progress (Igor Stravinsky)
- Macbeth (Giuseppe Verdi)
- L'Africaine (Giacomo Meyerbeer)
- Il Trovatore (Verdi)
- La Boheme (Giacomo Puccini)
The film which won the 1991 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for Light and Saraf.
- Documentary Winners: 1992 Oscars
- TV Guide
- Review/Film; The Unsung of the Opera, Or, Voices of the Chorus - The New York Times
- The Austin Chronicle
- Barnes, Mike (2012-12-30). "Oscar-Winning Producer Irving Saraf Dies at 80". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
- 1992|Oscars.org|Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences