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With a Song in My Heart (1952)

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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4 April 1952 (USA)  »

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The title song, "With A Song In My Heart", is from the 1929 Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart Broadway musical. "Spring Is Here". It later appeared in the film version sung by Lawrence Gray as well as an a shorter version of the film titled Yours Sincerely (1933), sung by Lanny Ross. It was sung by Donald O'Connor and Susanna Foster in This Is the Life (1944), by Perry Como in Words and Music (1948), by Doris Day in in the finale of Young Man with a Horn (1950) and by Dennis Morgan and Lucille Norman in Painting the Clouds with Sunshine (1951). See more »

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Referenced in The Monkees: I've Got a Little Song Here (1966) See more »

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I'LL WALK ALONE
Written by Jule Styne (1944)
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Performed by Susan Hayward (dubbed by Jane Froman) with Robert Wagner
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A great memory from my younger days.
29 June 2000 | by (San Antonio, Texas) – See all my reviews

Saw this movie at the age of 16 and fell immediately in love with Susan Hayward. The plot seems a bit contrived now, although it is fairly faithful to Froman's physical problem and her contributions in entertaining the troops in WWII. The music is wonderful! "Get Happy" is still one of my favorite movie production numbers. By the way, it is not Hayward doing the singing, but Jane Froman herself whose voice was dubbed into the soundtrack.


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