Marjorie Lawrence: World at Her Feet

Nova exclusive! Returning a forgotten Australian icon to the limelight, Wayne Groom’s documentary reveals the remarkable story behind one of Australia's first internationally-renowned opera performers. Born in 1907 and raised in Winchelsea, Victoria, Marjorie Lawrence was schooled in Paris before becoming the greatest Wagnerian Soprano in France. Lured to the United States to perform at the Metropolitan Opera House, she was beloved by audiences before she was tragically struck down by polio at the age of 33. Determined to keep performing despite her illness, this would not be Lawrence's final act...

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Event: Special event screening, complimentary & discount tickets do not apply
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Commences Thursday, 16 Dec 2021
Rating PG
Genre Documentary
Running Time 84
Language
New & Noteworthy
Closed Caption CNMN First Nations Acknowledgement