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Music in the Air (1934)

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Constantly quarreling couple decide to try the jealousy angle when a naive young couple comes along.

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Frieda Hotzfelt
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Bruno Mahler
Douglass Montgomery ...
June Lang ...
Sieglinde Lessing
Al Shean ...
Dr. Walter Lessing
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Ernst Weber
Joseph Cawthorn ...
Hans Uppman
Hobart Bosworth ...
Cornelius
Sara Haden ...
Martha
Marjorie Main ...
Anna
Roger Imhof ...
Burgomaster
Jed Prouty ...
Kirschner
Christian Rub ...
Zipfelhuber
Fuzzy Knight ...
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Constantly quarreling couple decide to try the jealousy angle when a naive young couple comes along.

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Glamorous romance with munificent settings and eye-dazzling spectacles! (original poster) See more »


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13 December 1934 (USA)  »

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Liebesreigen  »

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The Broadway musical "Music in the Air" opened at the Alvin Theatre (New York City) on November 8, 1932 and ran for 342 performances. See more »

Quotes

Frieda Hotzfelt: [Frieda and Bruno enter, bickering; Frieda is cradling a Pekinese dog] ... Yes it is! It's all your fault.
Bruno Mahler: What do you mean it's my fault? He started it. Pogo just bit me.
Frieda Hotzfelt: Well what if he did? You made faces at him.
Bruno Mahler: No, he made faces at me first
Frieda Hotzfelt: [petting the dog] Little precious. Did naughty Bruno frighten you? My little Pogo... my sweet darling.
Frieda Hotzfelt: [they see Karl holding an office assistant up by the ankles so she can reach the top of a cupboard] Did you see that?
Bruno Mahler: Probably raised on goats' milk!
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Soundtracks

We Belong Together
Music by Jerome Kern
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Performed by Douglass Montgomery (dubbed by James O'Brien) and June Lang (dubbed by Betty Heistand)
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Music In The Air Music To Your Ears
25 April 2005 | by See all my reviews

This was an excellent adaptation to film from the stage hit by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II. The opening Alpine scene reminds you of a later film, "Sound of Music". A strong screenplay by Howard Young and Billy Wilder that avoided becoming too saccharine.Gloria Swanson was given top billing as a tempestuous German Prima Donna and she did all her own singing which was quite good. She really was a hoot in her role and she really was a natural for comedy. John Boles plays the show's lyric writer and is suave as ever and sung on his own rather well too. Douglas Montgomery is fun to watch. He's a little bit on the goofy side and his songs were dubbed by a James O'Brien. June Lang played the heroine trying to break into show business but fails. Her vocals were dubbed as well by a Betty Hiestand. Ms. Lang showed great effort but like her character she played, doesn't quite cut it. Perhaps she took the same advice and went home. We never heard from her again. Al Shean is also a classic act as the Poppa.


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