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A young opera singer finds her career stalled because of her cold and passionless performances, until she finds romance with a handsome admirer.

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Nella Vago
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Jim Fletcher
Alison Skipworth ...
Marchesa Bianca San Giovanni
Ferdinand Gottschalk ...
Rudig
Robert Greig ...
Conrad
Warburton Gamble ...
Count Albert von Gronac
Greta Meyer ...
Emma
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A young opera singer finds her career stalled because of her cold and passionless performances, until she finds romance with a handsome admirer.

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18 February 1934 (Finland)  »

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Cette nuit ou jamais  »

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60-minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 25, 1937 with Melvyn Douglas reprising his film role. See more »

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BORIS KARLOFF APPEARS WITH GREAT STARS!
19 May 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is truly a classic, directed by Mervyn LeRoy. Nella Vago(Gloria Swanson), a young singer, performs an operatic debut in Venice but discovers her reception disappointing. She is critized by her instructor (Ferdinand Gottschalk) claiming her voice lacks warmth and feeling. A mysterious young man stalks her everywhere, (Melvyn Douglas) who is really a talent scout for the Met. The cast with Gloria Swanson("Sunset Blvd." with Wm. Holden) and Melvyn Douglas and Boris Karloff who had gained famed as being the Frankenstein Monster made this film a great success during the early 1930's. Karloff gave a very good performance as a high classed waiter with no horror expressions on his face. It was a great picture during that period of time and is worth viewing.


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