Based on the German novella "The Sorrows of Young Werther" by J Wolfgang von Goethe
Popular example of "opera comique" of the Parisian Belle Epoque
Role of the heroine, Esclarmonde, is notoriously difficult to sing
The World Cup is a gold trophy that is awarded to the winners of the FIFA World Cup. Since the advent of the World Cup in 1930, two trophies have represented victory: the Jules Rimet Trophy from 1930 to 1970, and the FIFA World Cup Trophy from 1974 to the present day.
December 21 2003 for 3 weeks
1881, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow
Based on the book 'La Jangada'
1828-1905. French novelist, wrote some of the first science-fiction stories
Directors: Robert Florey and Slavko Vorkapich. The film has been deemed "culturally significant" by the Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry.
Directed by FranÃ§ois Truffaut
1842-1912; primarily a composer of operas
First premiered in 1841. Music by Adolphe Adam.
French science-fiction author
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
A Journey to the Center of the Earth
Around the World in Eighty Days
Subterranean gallery beneath Iceland, from "Voyage to the Centre of the Earth"
Hijacked Confederate balloon, from "The Mysterious Island"
Known as "Le PÃ¨re Jacques" in French; 1881, Milwaukee Art Museum
1879, oil on canvas; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
French author and member of the AcadÃ©mie Goncuort