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The Chocolate Soldier (1941)

 -  Comedy | Family | Musical  -  November 1941 (USA)
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Maria and Karl Lang are the singing duo of Vienna. Maria is very flirtatious and Karl very jealous. Karl decides to masquerade as a Russian guardsman and attempts to make Maria flirt with ... See full summary »

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Karl Lang
Risë Stevens ...
Maria Lanyi
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Bernard Fischer
Florence Bates ...
Madame Helene
Dorothy Raye ...
Magda (as Dorothy Gilmore)
Nydia Westman ...
Liesel - Maid
Max Barwyn ...
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Charles Judels ...
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Maria and Karl Lang are the singing duo of Vienna. Maria is very flirtatious and Karl very jealous. Karl decides to masquerade as a Russian guardsman and attempts to make Maria flirt with him - to test her loyalty to him - as the Russian, Karl makes a vigorous attempt to seduce Maria. For a moment she accepts then rejects. Karl is left in turmoil... Written by Kelly

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Comedy | Family | Musical

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November 1941 (USA)  »

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O Soldado de Chocolate  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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Harold Rosson filled in as director of photography when cinematographer Karl Freund became ill. See more »

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Version of Helden (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

Sympathy
(1909)
Music by Oscar Straus
Musical adaptation by Bronislau Kaper
Original lyrics by Rudolph Bernauer and Leopold Jacobson
English lyrics by Hugh Stanislaus Stange (as Stanislaus Stange) and Gus Kahn
Sung by Risë Stevens and Nelson Eddy in the show
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Nelson Eddy excels in humorous role
23 June 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Nelson Eddy and Rise Stevens star in an amusing film about a jealous husband, and his suspicions of his wife's infidelity. Nelson plays a dual role as the insecure husband and the Russian singer he impersonates to test his wife's loyalty. Rise is delicious as the teasing wife who exploits his doubts unmercifully. Nelson plays the Russian in a broad and sardonic manner which seems to prove again that he is more at ease and sure of himself in films without his usual costar and RL love interest. Nelson and Rise are in excellent voice. A couple of dances without the two leads could easily be cut. Neither approaches the humor of Nelson, nervously biting his nails, as he contemplates his insecurities.


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