In the Shadow of the Stars (1991)

93 mins | Documentary, Performance | 14 August 1991

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HISTORY

The summary and credits for this unviewed film are based on documents in AMPAS library files, and may not reflect what appears onscreen.
       The film won the Academy Award in the category of Best Documentary Feature for the year ... More Less

The summary and credits for this unviewed film are based on documents in AMPAS library files, and may not reflect what appears onscreen.
       The film won the Academy Award in the category of Best Documentary Feature for the year 1991. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Los Angeles Times
13 Mar 1992
p. 10.
New York Times
14 Aug 1991
p. 15.
Variety
16 Sep 1991
p. 87.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
PRODUCERS
Assoc prod
Additional photog
Additional photog
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
Additional photog
Additional photog
Additional photog
Additional photog
Additional photog
Additional photog
Additional photog
FILM EDITORS
Film ed
Film ed
MUSIC
Mus comp
Mus comp
Mus comp
Mus comp
SOUND
Prod sd
Sd ed
Re-rec mixer
Re-rec mixer
DETAILS
Release Date:
14 August 1991
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 14 August 1991
Los Angeles opening: 6 March 1992
Copyright Claimant:
Allie Light & Irving Saraf
Copyright Date:
18 January 1991
Copyright Number:
PA511604
Physical Properties:
Sound
Color
gauge
16mm
Widescreen/ratio
1.37:1
Duration(in mins):
93
Length(in feet):
3,322
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Incorporating black & white 8mm footage shot by Charles Hilder in the 1950s and 1960s, the film traces the lives of eleven San Francisco Opera choristers through rehearsals, backstage interviews and ... +


Incorporating black & white 8mm footage shot by Charles Hilder in the 1950s and 1960s, the film traces the lives of eleven San Francisco Opera choristers through rehearsals, backstage interviews and performances. +

GENRE


Subject
Subject (Major):

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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