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

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The Goose Hangs High
by Grant Clarke, Harry Akst and Edward Ward
Sung by Inez Courtney; reprised by Bernice Claire, Alexander Gray and chorus
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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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