Canadian-born soprano Teresa Stratas stars as Parisian courtesan Magda, the title "swallow" seeking to fly to true love but doomed by her scandalous past, in this "NET Opera Theater" staging of the Puccini romance. Able support is provided by Anastasios Vrenios, Cornelis Opthof, and Barbara Shuttleworth. 85 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Sung in English.