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Music in the Air (1934)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Musical, Romance  |  13 December 1934 (USA)
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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
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Sieglinde Lessing
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Joseph Cawthorn ...
Hans Uppman
Hobart Bosworth ...
Cornelius
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Martha
Marjorie Main ...
Anna
Roger Imhof ...
Burgomaster
Jed Prouty ...
Kirschner
Christian Rub ...
Zipfelhuber
Fuzzy Knight ...
Nick
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Constantly quarreling couple decide to try the jealousy angle when a naive young couple comes along.

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John Boles, singing and romancing at his best! (original poster) See more »


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Al Shean repeats his original stage role in the film. He is the only member of the original Broadway cast of "Music in the Air" to appear in the movie. 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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I've Told Every Little Star
Music by Jerome Kern
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Performed by Douglass Montgomery (dubbed by Dave O'Brien) and June Lang (dubbed by Betty Heistand)
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Lubitsch would be proud
28 October 2003 | by (Ottawa) – See all my reviews

A whimsical, agreeably carefree Lubitsch-inspired operetta that has pleasantly melodic Jerome Kern & Oscar Hammerstein music, a lyrical fairy-tale German setting, and a fine romance with an eccentric cast of characters. The stars, with their charm and enthusiasm intact, are joy to watch. Gloria Swanson and her bickering partner John Boles are secondary to the young vibrant couple, played by a handsome Douglass Montgomery and a lithesome June Lang. Montegomery's role as the school teacher Karl Roder in the German village may be the most cheerful role he has ever played. The most tuneful song "We Belong Together" is so melodious and beguiling that you might want to see the film again and again so you wouldn't forget it. Although the film was made for Fox and directed by the implacable German émigré Joe May, this kind of frothy European-style operetta is reminiscent of those by Lubitsch. The difference is that Lubitsch's operettas show irony and feeling for its characters, whereas Joe May's movie is merely a frou-frou, an inconsequential fluff only to showcase the musical talents of its first-rate cast.


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