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I'll Take Romance (1937)

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Grace Moore ...
Elsa Terry
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James Guthrie
Helen Westley ...
Madame Della aka Madella
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'Pancho' Brown
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Margot
Walter Kingsford ...
William Kane
Richard Carle ...
Rudi
Ferdinand Gottschalk ...
Monsieur Ginard
Esther Muir ...
Panda
Frank Forest ...
Walter O. Stahl ...
Johan
Barry Norton ...
Juan
Lucio Villegas ...
Señor Montez
Gennaro Curci ...
Bondini
Marek Windheim ...
Henri
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Romance in Swing-Time!

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Musical | Romance

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17 November 1937 (USA)  »

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A Volta do Rouxinol  »

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Gavotte
from "Manon"
Music by Jules Massenet (1884)
Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Philippe Gille
Performed by Grace Moore
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Predictable, but fun
30 March 2004 | by (Culpeper, Virginia) – See all my reviews

Predictable froth - but I loved it. Opera diva Grace Moore played Opera diva Elsa Terry who reneged on a performance date in Buenos Aires in favor of a more lucrative offer from Paris. Melvyn Douglas is sent in to win her back. He pretends to fall in love with Moore without revealing his true identity and then, guess what? He really does fall in love! But not before she catches on and is hurt. Of course, all's well in the end. Stuart Erwin and Margaret Hamilton (two years before her Wicked Witch days) are terrific as comedy relief sidekicks for the two leads. Moore performs some lovely arias in full costume including the gavotte from Manon. And the title tune is still running through my head. Screened at Cinefest in Syracuse New York.


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