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The Song of the Flame (1930)

 |  Musical  |  25 May 1930 (USA)
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This was a screen version of the 1925 operetta by Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach, Herbert Stohart, and George Gershwin. The story of the movie is about a peasant who is known as "The ... See full summary »

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This was a screen version of the 1925 operetta by Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach, Herbert Stohart, and George Gershwin. The story of the movie is about a peasant who is known as "The Flame" who leads a revolution in Russia. This peasant who is in love with a Russian prince saves his life by agreeing to sacrifice her virginity to an evil fellow-conspirator. This was an all Technicolor musical which was had a sequence in Vitascope (a Warner Brother's wide screen process). Written by Jason Almeida

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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In September 1928, Warner Bros. Pictures purchased a majority interest in First National Pictures and from that point on, all "First National" productions were actually made under Warner Bros. control, even though the two companies continued to retain separate identities until the mid-1930's, after which time "A Warner Bros.-First National Picture" was often used. See more »

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Referenced in The Booze Hangs High (1930) See more »

Soundtracks

Song of the Flame
by George Gershwin, Herbert Stothart
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and Otto A. Harbach
Sung by Bernice Clair and chorus (three times)
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Lost film but soundtrack exists in fragments
31 July 2002 | by (Putney, VT) – See all my reviews

This film is considered to be lost - it was nominated for an Oscar for sound

  • but there is only an unconfirmed rumor that it exists on laserdisc at


UCLA. Five sound reels do exist - #1,4,6,7,9. These have been transferred from the original vitaphone discs that accompanied the film.


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