Il trovatore (1911)Short, Drama · 27 January 1911
The story of Verdi's well-known opera is generally known. Briefly the old Count Di Luna gives his two young sons a locket. Manrico, still a youth, is carried off by the gypsy Azucena. Their father having dies, Count Di Luna is a rival with Manrico for the affections of Leonora. After many sensational adventures Manrico is caught and placed in a dungeon by the Count. Leonora to free him promises to marry the Count, and then takes poison. The Count, finding Leonora is dead, orders Manrico to be executed. He then discovers from Azucena, who sees his locket, that Manrico, whom he has had beheaded, was his long-lost brother.
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