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To New Shores (1937)
"Zu neuen Ufern" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  28 January 1938 (USA)
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London 1846. Singer Gloria Vane has a resounding success at the Adelphi Theater. While she throws a brilliant party, her lover, Sir Albert Finsbury, an army commanding officer, prepares to ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zarah Leander ...
Willy Birgel ...
Sir Albert Finsbury
Edwin Jürgensen ...
Gouverneur Jones
Carola Höhn ...
Mary Jones
Viktor Staal ...
Henry Hoyer
Erich Ziegel ...
Dr. Magnus Hoyer
Hilde von Stolz ...
Fanny Hoyer
Jakob Tiedtke ...
Käsefabrikant Wells
Robert Dorsay ...
Bobby Wells
Ernst Legal ...
Stout
Siegfried Schürenberg ...
Kapitän Gilbert
Lina Lossen ...
Zuchthausvorsteherin in Paramatta
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Gefangene Nelly
Herbert Hübner ...
Casino-Direktor
Mady Rahl ...
Soubrette
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London 1846. Singer Gloria Vane has a resounding success at the Adelphi Theater. While she throws a brilliant party, her lover, Sir Albert Finsbury, an army commanding officer, prepares to leave England for Australia, leading one of Her Majesty Queen Victoria's regiments. But Finsbury is also a compulsive gambler and, being unable to repay his debts, he commits a fraud that could cost him his career. Out of love for Albert, Gloria claims responsibility for his crime and his sentenced to penal labor in a camp in Australia, Paramatta. She is "saved" by good-natured farmer Henry Hoyer who chooses her in a wedding market. But Gloria is not made for farming and soon realizes that she can't stand her new life... Written by Guy Bellinger

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German censorship visa # 00476 renewed on 28-10-1996. See more »

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Yes Sir
Music & Lyrics by Ralph Benatzky
Performed by Elfriede Datzig
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Moving, and almost a timeless piece of art.
27 February 2003 | by (Gillett PA USA) – See all my reviews

This film was a sensation when it appeared in 1937; and 65 years later, one can still see why, and one is still moved by it. Despite some technical imperfections of picture and sound of those times, and despite the - initially unsettling - fact that it plays in London and Sydney while its characters and language are clearly German, it comes as close to a real work of art as a movie can. Both the tragic core of the story and its upbeat ending are entirely believable; the major characters appear human and differentiated; the sceneries and lighting are convincing; and Ralph Benatzky's songs have become treasured German folk music. Their presentation by Zarah Leander are the high points of the movie, when time stops and the here and now are forgotten. It is just a little sad that Leander's Gloria Vane was prevented from wearing a really shoulder-free evening gown, as those loud-mouthed boors accused her of. What some claimed to be immoral in England of 1846 was decreed immoral in Germany of 1937. One wonders if the '37 viewers caught on to it.


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