Titles read: 'VINCENZO BELLINI - The Musician of Catania - The singer is GIGLI - the world famous tenor (By courtesy of HMV)'.
Shots of sheet music by Vincenzo Bellini. Commentator tells us Bellini died 100 years ago. We hear Gigli singing part of an aria from Bellini's opera...
Beauty contest where glamour girls of all nations are led around the Paris Opera House.
Chorus girls do a tap dance before a huge swanky audience at the Paris Opera Great Ball.
The opening of the Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria.
Covent Garden opera house gets ready for the opening of ballet after seven years.
Cleaning of the interior and ballet rehearsals at Covent Garden.
Children train in art of Chinese Opera. Formosa (Taiwan).
Very early footage of male opera singer performing (with sound from a record?).
Good footage of Sydney Opera House.