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So This Is Love (1953)

Approved | | Biography, Music, Musical | 15 July 1953 (USA)
Biopic of opera star Grace Moore, who was killed in a plane crash in 1947.

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Buddy Nash
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Ruth Obre
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Colonel James Moore
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Biopic of opera star Grace Moore, who was killed in a plane crash in 1947.

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


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Kathryn Grant's film debut. See more »

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Ciribiribin
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Music by A. Pestalozza
Lyrics by Rudolf Thaler
Sung by Kathryn Grayson
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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.


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