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The Chocolate Soldier (1941)

Passed  |   |  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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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 ...
Anton
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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Sights To See! Songs To Hear! It's Packed With Pleasure!

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Comedy | Family | Musical

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November 1941 (USA)  »

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El soldado de chocolate  »

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In 1924, Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne starred on Broadway in what is considered the definitive version of the non-musical play "The Guardsman". This was adapted from Hungarian to English by Philip Moeller. This production opened at the Garrick Theatre in New York on Oct. 13, 1924 and ran for 248 performances. See more »

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Version of The Chocolate Soldier (1955) See more »

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The Chocolate Soldier
(1909) (uncredited)
Music by Oscar Straus
Musical adaptation by Bronislau Kaper and Herbert Stothart (1941)
Original lyrics by Rudolph Bernauer and Leopold Jacobson
English lyrics by Hugh Stanislaus Stange (as Stanislaus Stange)
Additional lyrics by Gus Kahn (1941)
Sung by Risë Stevens and Nelson Eddy in the show
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Excellent Musical Fluff
14 March 2004 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

This is one of those forgotten musical comedies from the vaults that is well worth taking the time to sit back and watch. The set-up for the plot takes a little more time than it should, but once the deceptions begin, the banter and the inter-play between Nelson Eddy and Rise Stevens carry the show. Nelson Eddy is in fine voice, and Rise Stevens' sparklingly burnished vocal range and comedic talent shouldn't be missed. 'The Chocolate Soldier' is well-filmed and crisply edited, presented in glorious black and white. The costumes alone should have merited a Technicolor production.


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