Music teacher Christine Radcliffe thought her love Karel Novak died in the war. When he miraculously returns, she realizes she loves him more than ever and insists they marry. However, a wealthy composer, Hollenius with whom she had become involved after learning her real love had supposedly died, refuses to let her go and at her wedding reception offers Karel the chance to solo his new cello concerto and a chance at success... but is he planning to ruin Karel's music career and their marriage? Written by
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THE STAR OF 'STOLEN LIFE' STEALS ANOTHER LIFE! (original ad - all caps)
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Did You Know?
could not play the cello. While he was able to fake it in the long shots, to achieve the illusion in close up, he wore a special jacket with no sleeves and holes for two real cellists to insert their arms - one to bow, and one to accurately finger the music - while seated behind him, out of shot. See more
A "dress rehearsal" is one where a production is run through with all aspects of the final performance (other than the paying audience, of course). At the dress rehearsal for the concerto, no one is wearing performance clothing, the lighting is full up, and the set is not arranged as it is for the actual performance. See more
She tells me your some sort of a genius, if such a term can be applied to a mere performer.
Referenced in All About Bette
Hollenius' Cello Concerto
Music by Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Performed by Paul Henreid
(dubbed by Eleanor Slatkin
) See more