MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 402 this week

Song of Love (1947)

6.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 644 users  
Reviews: 21 user | 2 critic

Composer Robert Schumann struggles to compose his symphonies while his loving wife Clara offers her support. Also helping the Schumanns is their lifelong friend, composer Johannes Brahms.

Director:

Writers:

, (as Irmgard von Cube) , 4 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Interview: Magic Mike

The Magic Mike XXL guys give some relationship advice to a 74-year-old fan.

Watch Now

Related News

Farewell to Hepburn Tomorrow
| FilmExperience
Jean Grémillon: Realism and Tragedy (Part 2)
| MUBI

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 31 titles
created 14 Jul 2012
 
list image
a list of 31 titles
created 23 Jan 2013
 
list image
a list of 31 titles
created 10 Mar 2013
 
a list of 23 titles
created 11 Jun 2013
 
a list of 36 titles
created 12 May 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Song of Love" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Song of Love (1947)

Song of Love (1947) on IMDb 6.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Song of Love.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Certificate: Passed Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A man, Hilary Fairfield returns home after fifteen years in a mental asylum. However, he finds things are not the way they were when he left.

Director: George Cukor
Stars: John Barrymore, Katharine Hepburn, Billie Burke
Desk Set (1957)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Two extremely strong personalities clash over the computerization of a TV network's research department.

Director: Walter Lang
Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Gig Young
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A well-to-do Connecticut family is upended when the grown daughter's godparents, seized by a nameless terror, decide they've come to live with them.

Director: Tony Richardson
Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Paul Scofield, Lee Remick
Summertime (1955)
Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A lonely American woman unexpectedly finds romance in Venice, Italy.

Director: David Lean
Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Rossano Brazzi, Isa Miranda
The Rainmaker (1956)
Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Lizzie Curry is on the verge of becoming a hopeless old maid. Her wit and intelligence and skills as a homemaker can't make up for the fact that she's just plain plain! Even the town ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Anthony
Stars: Burt Lancaster, Katharine Hepburn, Wendell Corey
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Biography of Frederic Chopin.

Director: Charles Vidor
Stars: Paul Muni, Merle Oberon, Cornel Wilde
Alice Adams (1935)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The misadventures of two social-climbing women in small town America.

Director: George Stevens
Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Fred MacMurray, Fred Stone
Morning Glory (1933)
Certificate: Passed Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

When a naively innocent, aspiring actress arrives on the Broadway scene, she is taken under the wing of several theater veterans who mentor her to ultimate success.

Director: Lowell Sherman
Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Adolphe Menjou
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Two young boys and an eccentric old woman who owns a junkyard work together to build a hot-air balloon in time to launch it on the birthday of one boy's late grandfather.

Director: Richard A. Colla
Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Kevin McKenzie, Dennis Dimster
Adam's Rib (1949)
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Domestic and professional tensions mount when a husband and wife work as opposing lawyers in a case involving a woman who shot her husband.

Director: George Cukor
Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Judy Holliday
Pat and Mike (1952)
Comedy | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Pat's a brilliant athlete, except when her domineering fiance is around. The lady's golf championship is in her reach until she gets flustered by his presence at the final holes. He wants ... See full summary »

Director: George Cukor
Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Aldo Ray
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Nice, eccentric, idealistic and slightly mad Countess Aurelia, who believes that the good must prevail over evil, decides to stand up to corrupt powerful leaders of Paris in her own way, which grabs everyones attention.

Director: Bryan Forbes
Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Paul Henreid, Oskar Homolka
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
Elsa Janssen ...
Bertha (as Else Janssen)
...
Julie
'Tinker' Furlong ...
Felix
Ann Carter ...
Marie
Janine Perreau ...
Eugenie
Jimmy Hunt ...
Ludwig
Anthony Sydes ...
Ferdinand
Eilene Janssen ...
Elise
Roman Bohnen ...
Dr. Hoffman
Ludwig Stössel ...
Haslinger (as Ludwig Stossel)
Edit

Storyline

Composer Robert Schumann struggles to compose his symphonies while his loving wife Clara offers her support. Also helping the Schumanns is their lifelong friend, composer Johannes Brahms. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Music | Romance

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 October 1947 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Love Story  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Film debut of George Chakiris. See more »

Connections

Edited into The Schumann Story (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

Rhapsody in G Minor, Opus 79, No. 2
(excerpts) (uncredited)
Music by Johannes Brahms
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Musically sophisticated biopic of Robert and Clara Schumann
23 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

And Johannes Brahms. The music performances are completely devoid of the usual dumbing-down that was par for Hollywood in this era. Artur Rubinstein provides exquisite versions of the piano pieces, and the orchestral performances are authentic and done beautifully. The story is a sensitive abridgement/invention of the biographies of these three musical greats. The actors are uniformly superb with Henreid and Walker at the top of their game and Hepburn perfectly cast and giving it all she's got. I expected cornball trash. Instead this is one of the best music bios Hollywood ever produced. Clearly the producer/director Clarence Brown appreciated this music and brought together artists who could do it justice. Bravo!


44 of 45 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Am I shocked now - YES! alexkalognomos
Composer of the piece Clara plays fast Piperson
Discuss Song of Love (1947) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?