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The Great Victor Herbert (1939)

Approved | | Biography, Music, Musical | 29 December 1939 (USA)
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Nominated for 3 Oscars. See more awards »

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Dr. Richard Moore
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Marie Clark
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Peggy
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Barney Harris
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Warner Bryant
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Albert Martin
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Michael Brown
Hal K. Dawson ...
George Faller
Emmett Vogan ...
Forbes
Mary Currier ...
Mrs. Victor Herbert
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Peggy - as a Young Girl
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THE GREAEST HEART STORY OF SHOW BUSINESS SINCE "THE GREAT ZIEGFELD"! (original print ad-all caps) See more »


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29 December 1939 (USA)  »

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Celos de gloria  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Originally to be titled "The Gay Days of Victor Herbert." See more »

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Rose of the World
Music by Victor Herbert
Lyrics by Glen MacDonough
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A TIMELESS STORY OF GREAT MUSIC-NOT A BIO BUT BETTER!
5 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

This movie is one of my mothers favorites, a story not of the life of Victor Herbert but a fictionalized account of his impact on those who sang his works. Mary Martin shines and gives only a glimpse of the beautiful voice soon to be featured on Broadway. For those who doubt her range and depth of talent, her early work on Decca Records confirms the talent she possessed-how unfortunate for Hollywood that "The Great Victor Herbert" is one of the few times she was showcased in her proper element! The love story is a tearjerker with the old time happy ending engendered by the radiant Susanna Foster. I hope someday this movie is out on video so that future generations can see the talent only tapped in this movie!


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