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With a Song in My Heart (1952)

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Jane Froman (Susan Hayward), an aspiring songstress, lands a job in radio with help from pianist Don Ross (David Wayne), whom she later marries. Jane's popularity soars, and she leaves on a... See full summary »

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Jane Froman (Susan Hayward), an aspiring songstress, lands a job in radio with help from pianist Don Ross (David Wayne), whom she later marries. Jane's popularity soars, and she leaves on a European tour... but her plane crashes in Lisbon, and she is partially crippled. Unable to walk without crutches, Jane nevertheless goes on to entertain the Allied troops in World War II. Written by Dan Navarro <daneldorado@yahoo.com>

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Twentieth Century-Fox was originally going to have Jeanne Crain star in this film, but Jane Froman thought Susan Hayward would be a better choice since she thought Hayward resembled and sounded like her. See more »

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WITH A SONG IN MY HEART
Written by Richard Rodgers (1929)
Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Sung offscreen by Jane Froman
Reprised by Susan Hayward (voice dubbed by Jane Froman) and Richard Allan
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Musical biography of a great singer
3 October 2004 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

If for no other reason than the extraordinary soundtrack, 20th Century Fox should have already released "With A Song in My Heart" on DVD/VHS. With music written by such diverse composers as Rodgers & Hart; Sammy Fain; Harold Arlen, Peggy Lee, Vincent Youmans, George & Ira Gershwin; Arthur Schwartz Frank Loesser; Jule Stein & Sammy Cahn,and a medley of classic "Americana" songs, it is a musical delight. The vocals, performed by Susan Hayward, but dubbed by Jane Froman, are flawless.

Susan Hayward does a superb job as do David Wayne, Thelma Ritter, and a marvelous supporting cast, including Robert Wagner, Max Showalter and Una Merkle. Only Rory Calhoun seems wooden. It is a story of grit and determination that deserves an audience 50 years later.


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