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Mary Barrett is an aspiring Opera singer who is taken under the wings of a famous operatic maestro, Guilio Monterverdi. After spending endless working hours together and arguing, their ... See full summary »

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Giulio Monteverdi
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Mona Barrie ...
Lally
Jessie Ralph ...
Angelina
Luis Alberni ...
Giovanni
Andrés de Segurola ...
Galuppi (as Andres De Segurola)
Rosemary Glosz ...
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Nydia Westman ...
Muriel
Grace Moore ...
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Mary Barrett is an aspiring Opera singer who is taken under the wings of a famous operatic maestro, Guilio Monterverdi. After spending endless working hours together and arguing, their relationship develops into love. But, jealousy and misunderstandings prevent Mary and Guilio from acknowledging their true feelings. Written by Kelly

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15 September 1934 (USA)  »

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Das leuchtende Ziel  »

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Chi mi frena (The Sextet)
(1835) (uncredited)
from "Lucia di Lammermoor"
Music by Gaetano Donizetti
Libretto by Salvatore Cammarano
Sung by Grace Moore, Andrés de Segurola, Nydia Westman and Rosemary Glosz,
with Lyle Talbot at piano
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One of the Best Musicals of the '30s
7 January 2004 | by (Ottawa) – See all my reviews

This is my second viewing and it still remains one of the greatest musicals I have seen. I would definitely put it in my top ten favorite musicals of all-time. "One Night of Love" is not just a bubbly Grace Moore vehicle – it's a classic example of elegant 30s musical made with vigor and conviction. One viewing just won't do to fully enjoy it.

Exuberantly directed by Victor Schertzinger with some lavish sets, "One Night of Love" takes us into the enchanting world of opera, with all its joys and pleasures, difficulties and heartbreaks. Moore previously made two MGM movies, both of which were commercial disappointments. Then in 1934, Columbia Pictures gave the famed opera diva another chance; to their surprise, it scored a huge success and was ultimately nominated for some Oscars.

The film genially mixes popular ballads and grand opera. Moore is very beautiful and is endowed with a strong, haunting, and remarkably talented opera voice. In this film, Moore is aided by Tullio Carminati who plays her mentor and romantic interest. Her final performance at the Metropolitan Grand Opera packs a stirring punch.


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