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Strauss' Great Waltz (1934)

Waltzes from Vienna (original title)
Approved | | Biography, Music, Romance | 7 April 1935 (USA)
The story of Johann Strauss the elder and younger.

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(based on: the great London Halhambra success by), (based on: the great London Halhambra success by) | 4 more credits »
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Countess Helga von Stahl
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Prince Gustav
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Ebezeder
Charles Heslop ...
Valet
Hindle Edgar ...
Leopold
Marcus Barron ...
Drexter
Betty Huntley-Wright ...
Lady's Maid (as Betty Huntley Wright)
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Storyline

Schani, Johan Strauss Jr., is forced by his father to forget music and to work in a bakery. Here he falls in love with Resi. The girl gets very jealous when a rich and beautiful contessa asks Schani to write a waltz for her. Schani writes and plays it, but he is always loyal to his girlfriend. Written by Claudio Sandrini <pulp99@geocities.com>

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(British Acoustic Film Full - Range Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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In his interview with François Truffaut in 1964 and in many other interviews, Alfred Hitchcock referred to this film as "the lowest ebb of my career". See more »

Goofs

When Strauss is in the bakery, standing by the batter mixer, the complete waltz comes him. Just as he turns away, his back is spattered with dough, but an instant later he back is clear again. See more »

Connections

Version of The Great Waltz (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Waltz 'Vienna Blood' Op.354
Composed by Johann Strauss (as Johann Strauß Jr.)
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This film Sucked
2 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After watching almost every Hitchcock film I have to agree with old Hitch himself it was his worst. Even some of his older dated movies are so much better than this. I just do not believe this is Hitchcock's area of the world and it shows. If your a die hard Hitchcock fan who has to see everything he directed like myself by all means watch this but if your not don't bother as it is a painful experience. I just cannot think of any redeeming area of this film at all no humor no anything it's just kind of blah.

As far as a spoiler you won't find one here because quite frankly who cares what happens at the end which is highly predictable. I was just glad that it did in fact end..


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