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The Glass Mountain (1949)

 -  Drama  -  May 1950 (USA)
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An aspiring composer, in the British Air Force for WWII, is downed in Italy and rescued by an Italian girl. He returns home to his wife, inspired to write an opera and aware that he's fallen in love with his rescuer.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Michael Denison ...
Richard Wilder
Dulcie Gray ...
Anne Wilder
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Alida Morrosini
Sebastian Shaw ...
Bruce McLeod
Tito Gobbi ...
Tito Gobbi
Elena Rizzieri ...
Elena Rizzieri (segment "Maria' in opera)
F. Terschack ...
Sandro, the doctor
Antonio Centa ...
Gino, Alida's boyfriend
Arnold Marlé ...
Manager of Teatro La Fenice
Sidney King ...
Charles, the pilot
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Victor Rietti
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An aspiring composer, in the British Air Force for WWII, is downed in Italy and rescued by an Italian girl. He returns home to his wife, inspired to write an opera and aware that he's fallen in love with his rescuer.

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A Montanha de Cristal  »

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Referenced in Zwischen Kino und Konzert - Der Komponist Nino Rota (1993) See more »

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The Legend of the Glass Mountain
Composed by Nino Rota
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Marvelous
14 May 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I saw this film in the 1950s, as has been said previously the music and the singing are supreme and memorable. I have not seen the film since its first showing, mainly I think because it must have been shown on TV whilst I was at work if it ever was on the box

It is definitely a film that should be viewed a second time, so perhaps I will buy the DVD now that I know it is available

Dulcie and Michael are very good acting together, usually playing the typical English couple . I do not think that the music would appeal only to opera lovers. its tuneful melodies should be appreciated by all music lovers.


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