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Release Date:
4 April 1952 (USA) See more »
Jane Froman (Susan Hayward), an aspiring songstress, lands a job in radio with help from pianist Don Ross (David Wayne)... See more » | Add synopsis »
Won Oscar. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations See more »
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Heartwarming and awe-inspiring See more (44 total) »


  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Susan Hayward ... Jane Froman

Rory Calhoun ... John Burn

David Wayne ... Don Ross

Thelma Ritter ... Clancy

Robert Wagner ... GI Paratrooper

Helen Westcott ... Jennifer March

Una Merkel ... Sister Marie
Richard Allan ... Dancer / Tenor

Max Showalter ... Harry Guild
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ed Oliver ... Bandleader (as Eddie Oliver)

Eleanor Audley ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)

Frank Baker ... Officer in Audience (uncredited)

Bill Baldwin ... Radio News Announcer (uncredited)
Paul Bradley ... Man in Audience / Headwaiter (uncredited)
Ralph Brooks ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Charles Calvert ... Theatre Manager (uncredited)
Harry Carter ... Chauffeur / Stagehand (uncredited)
James Conaty ... Nightclub Patron / Plane Passenger (uncredited)

Heinie Conklin ... Man in Radio Audience (uncredited)
Wyatt Cooper ... Soldier (uncredited)
Fred Datig Jr. ... Soldier (uncredited)
Vince Degen ... Singer in 'American Medley' (uncredited)
Jerry Duane ... Singer in 'American Medley' (uncredited)

Johnny Duncan ... Soldier (uncredited)
Juan Duval ... Priest (uncredited)

Robert Easton ... Kansas GI (uncredited)

Leif Erickson ... General (uncredited)
Douglas Evans ... Colonel (uncredited)

Herbert Evans ... Plane Passenger (uncredited)

Franklyn Farnum ... Plane Passenger (uncredited)

Adolph Faylauer ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Ernie Felice ... Bandleader (uncredited)

Eddie Firestone ... USO Performer (uncredited)
Joseph Forte ... Max - Waiter at 'La Riviera' (uncredited)
The Four Girl Friends ... Vocal Ensemble (uncredited)
Michael Galloway ... Soldier (uncredited)
Robert Haines ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Sherry Hall ... Dr. Jameson (uncredited)
Sam Harris ... Plane Passenger (uncredited)
Ed Haskett ... General at Theatre (uncredited)
Bradford Hatton ... Stage Manager (uncredited)
John Hedloe ... Intern (uncredited)
Art Howard ... General at Theatre (uncredited)
Howard Hudson ... Singer in 'American Medley' (uncredited)

Kenner G. Kemp ... Radio Technician (uncredited)
Donald Kerr ... Cab Driver (uncredited)
The King's Men ... Vocal Ensemble (uncredited)
Frank Kreig ... Waiter (uncredited)

Carl M. Leviness ... Man in Theatre Audience (uncredited)
Stanley Logan ... British Diplomat (uncredited)
Adele Longmire ... Nurse (uncredited)
Imogene Lynn ... Singer in 'American Medley' (uncredited)
Robert H. Marr ... Soldier (uncredited)
Charles Marsh ... Minister (uncredited)
Paul Maxey ... Fat Officer in Audience (uncredited)
John McKee ... Pilot (uncredited)
The Melody Men ... Vocal Ensemble (uncredited)

Harold Miller ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
The Modernaires ... Vocal Ensemble (uncredited)
Carlos Molina ... Lisbon Doctor (uncredited)
Rosa Maria Monteiro ... Lisbon Nurse (uncredited)
Vito Mumolo ... Guitarist (uncredited)
Robert Nash ... Conductor (uncredited)
Ernest Newton ... Dance Specialty (uncredited)
Mary Newton ... Nurse (uncredited)

George Offerman Jr. ... Muleface (uncredited)
Mario Pacheco Jr. ... Radio Man (uncredited)

Nestor Paiva ... Lisbon Surgeon (uncredited)
Tony Paris ... Singer in 'American Medley' (uncredited)
Ralph Pucci ... Soldier (uncredited)
Fabio Ramos ... Radio Man (uncredited)

Jack Richardson ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Jewel Rose ... Lab Techncian (uncredited)
Dick Ryan ... Officer (uncredited)

Cosmo Sardo ... Man in Audience (uncredited)

Carol Savage ... Nurse (uncredited)
George Sawaya ... Soldier (uncredited)

Jeffrey Sayre ... Man in Audience / Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Hal Schaefer ... Pianist (uncredited)
Fred Shellac ... Soldier (uncredited)
The Skylarks ... Vocal Ensemble (uncredited)
Bill Slack ... Texan G.I. (uncredited)
Bud Stark ... Soldier (uncredited)
The Starlighters ... Vocal Ensemble (uncredited)

Bert Stevens ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)

Frank Sully ... Vociferous Texan G.I. (uncredited)

Lyle Talbot ... Radio Director (uncredited)
Shirley Tegge ... Cigarette Girl (uncredited)
Beverly Thompson ... USO Performer (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey ... Officer at USO Show (uncredited)
Albano Valerio ... Priest (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan ... American Doctor (uncredited)

John Vosper ... Leading Man (uncredited)
Maude Wallace ... Sister Margaret (uncredited)
Guy Way ... Soldier in Audience (uncredited)

Dick Winslow ... Tony Morello, Orchestra Conductor (uncredited)
Ken Worthen ... Soldier (uncredited)

Directed by
Walter Lang 
Writing credits
Lamar Trotti (written by)

Produced by
Lamar Trotti .... producer
Darryl F. Zanuck .... executive producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
Alfred Newman 
Cinematography by
Leon Shamroy 
Film Editing by
J. Watson Webb Jr. 
Art Direction by
Lyle R. Wheeler  (as Lyle Wheeler)
Joseph C. Wright  (as Joseph Wright)
Set Decoration by
Thomas Little 
Walter M. Scott 
Costume Design by
Charles Le Maire 
Makeup Department
Ben Nye .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Hal Klein .... assistant director
Sound Department
Roger Heman Sr. .... sound
Arthur von Kirbach .... sound (as Arthur L. Kirbach)
Visual Effects by
Ray Kellogg .... special photographic effects
Fred Sersen .... special photographic effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Clyde Taylor .... gaffer (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sam Benson .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Music Department
Ken Darby .... vocal director
Earle Hagen .... orchestrator
Alfred Newman .... musical director
Herbert W. Spencer .... orchestrator (as Herbert Spencer)
Gil Bowers .... music coach: David Wayne (uncredited)
Edward B. Powell .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Other crew
Jerry Bryan .... dialogue director (uncredited)
Billy Daniel .... choreographer
Leonard Doss .... technicolor color consultant
Jane Froman .... technical advisor
Christopher Kennedy .... technical advisor (uncredited)
John Penido .... technical advisor (uncredited)
Howard J. Weinberger .... technical advisor (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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Additional Details

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117 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Did You Know?

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on Febraury 9, 1953 with Susan Hayward, Thelma Ritter and David Wayne reprising their film roles.See more »
Movie Connections:
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34 out of 39 people found the following review useful.
Heartwarming and awe-inspiring, 29 April 2004
Author: ( from Tennessee, USA

As a fan and friend of the late Jane Froman, I found the film to be as close to Ms. Froman's life as possible. Susan Hayward learned Ms. Froman's poise and mannerisms directly from her and did an amazing job both in acting and lipsinking Ms. Froman's songs. Jane Froman's talent and courage inspired many persons all over the world and her legacy of music lives on through the movie "With A Song In My Heart" and through her music which is now surfacing to a new generation. Through her generosity and giving spirit, talented music students were able to continue their studies with scholarships, and emotionally challenged children benefited from the funds raised by Jane Froman's fan club. I don't understand why the movie "With A Song In My Heart" has not been released on VHS or DVD, but I think the movie should at least be shown more often on PBS (not everyone can afford cable). The movie lifts many a heavy heart and is first class entertainment.

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