MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 14,070 this week

So This Is Love (1953)

 -  Biography | Musical  -  15 July 1953 (USA)
6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 108 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 2 critic

Biopic of opera star Grace Moore, who was killed in a plane crash in 1947.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 81 titles
created 23 Jul 2011
 
a list of 36 titles
created 10 Mar 2012
 
list image
a list of 173 titles
created 29 Sep 2012
 
list image
a list of 157 titles
created 08 Nov 2012
 
a list of 45 titles
created 03 Dec 2012
 

Related Items

Search for "So This Is Love" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: So This Is Love (1953)

So This Is Love (1953) on IMDb 6.4/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of So This Is Love.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Kiss Me Kate (1953)
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Fred and Lilly are a divorced pair of actors who are brought together by Cole Porter who has written a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew. Of course, the couple seem to act a great ... See full summary »

Director: George Sidney
Stars: Kathryn Grayson, Howard Keel, Ann Miller
Skirts Ahoy! (1952)
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Three young ladies sign up for some kind of training at a naval base. However, their greatest trouble isn't long marches or several weeks in a small boat, but their love life.

Director: Sidney Lanfield
Stars: Esther Williams, Joan Evans, Vivian Blaine
Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Mary Barrett is an aspiring Opera singer who is taken under the wings of a famous operatic maestro, Guilio Monterverdi. After spending endless working hours together and arguing, their ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Schertzinger
Stars: Grace Moore, Tullio Carminati, Lyle Talbot
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Abigail Chandler has written her stuffy Boston relatives that she's a successful opera singer in New York. In reality, she works at a burlesque house and is billed as High-C Susie. When her... See full summary »

Director: Henry Koster
Stars: Kathryn Grayson, June Allyson, Lauritz Melchior
Romance | Musical | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Artist Jimmy Hudson (Cary Grant) is stuck in Mexico unable to pay his hotel bill. Meanwhile, Louise Fuller (Grace Moore) opera singer is stuck in the same town unable to return to the US ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Riskin, Harry Lachman
Stars: Grace Moore, Cary Grant, Aline MacMahon
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In Pittsburgh, PA, an F.B.I. agent works to undermine the Communist party, but his brothers and his teenage boy thinks he's a real Red.

Director: Gordon Douglas
Stars: Frank Lovejoy, Dorothy Hart, Philip Carey
Crime | Film-Noir | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A charming, smooth-talking gambler calling himself Chris Hale arrives in Ashton, home of the Corelli shoe factory. Claiming to have lived there as a boy, he soon ingratiates himself with ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Stevenson
Stars: Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Spring Byington
Western | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Esqueda, an outlaw, attempts to force settlers King and Cordelia Cameron out of his territory. Esqueda's mother raised Rio as her own. Rio has loyalty to Esqueda but also feels the settlers... See full summary »

Director: John Farrow
Stars: Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

An American army unit is trapped in a small town during a German counterattack and discovers that a spy in the town is providing the Germans with information about them.

Director: Byron Haskin
Stars: Howard Keel, Tina Louise, Warner Anderson
Dames at Sea (TV Movie 1971)
Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Director: Walter C. Miller
Stars: Ann-Margret, Harvey Evans, Fred Gwynne
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Opera singer Ina Massine tries to win back former husband Dr. Lincoln I. Bartlett.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard
Stars: Van Johnson, Kathryn Grayson, Paula Raymond
Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Fabius loves his beautiful but vulnerable city, Rome, and he also loves his beautiful but invulnerable fiancée, Amytis. Fascinated by the tales she has heard about Hannibal, who is about to... See full summary »

Director: George Sidney
Stars: Esther Williams, Howard Keel, Marge Champion
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Grace Moore
...
Buddy Nash
...
Ruth Obre
...
Colonel James Moore
Rosemary DeCamp ...
Aunt Laura Stokley
Jeff Donnell ...
Henrietta Van Dyke
...
Bryan Curtis
...
Mrs. James Moore
Margaret Field ...
Edna Wallace
Mabel Albertson ...
Mary Garden
Fortunio Bonanova ...
Dr. Marafioti
...
Marilyn Montgomery
Noreen Corcoran ...
Grace Moore at 8
Edit

Storyline

Biopic of opera star Grace Moore, who was killed in a plane crash in 1947.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

When she shimmied, the show world shook! When she sang, the whole world thrilled!

Genres:

Biography | Musical

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 July 1953 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A História de Grace Moore  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Kathryn Grant's film debut. See more »

Soundtracks

Ah! je ris de me voir si belle (The Jewel Song)
(uncredited)
From the opera "Faust"
Music by Charles Gounod
Lyrics by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré
Sung by Kathryn Grayson
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
One Star Salutes Another
6 June 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This seems to be fairly accurate as a biopic. certainly, the sequence where Grace Moore's vocal trauma was dealt with appeared to follow the events and treatment described in You're Only Human Once, Moore's autobiography.

1953 was a year in which two American singers starred in filmed tributes to stars of earlier times: Patrice Munsel played the title role in the British production of Melba, and Kathryn Grayson made a convincing and entertaining Grace Moore for Warners.

So This Is Love is a film that many people may find enjoyable, and seems to have been a worthy attempt by both the star and the studio to pay their sincere respects to Grace Moore, herself an outstanding figure in stage and film work. Hopefully it may soon be available on DVD or whatever the new formats may be.


7 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
DVD now available directly from Warner's webpage! simonhowson
Identity of ballet dancers? dkelsey
Discuss So This Is Love (1953) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?