Story of the legendary impresario Sol Hurok and the many stars that he introduced and represented to the world of music.

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Sol Hurok
Ezio Pinza ...
Feodor Chaliapin
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Elsa Valdine
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Emma Hurok
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Isaac Stern ...
Eugene Ysaye
Byron Palmer ...
Gregory Lawrence
Jan Peerce ...
Gregory Lawrence (singing voice)
Oskar Karlweis ...
Benjamin Golder
Mikhail Rasumny ...
Nicolai
Steven Geray ...
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Story of the legendary impresario Sol Hurok and the many stars that he introduced and represented to the world of music.

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The greatest treasure of entertainment in your lifetime!

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26 January 1953 (USA)  »

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Götter ohne Maske  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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This movie marks the only time Ezio Pinza (as Chaliapin) sang "Boris Godunov" in the original Russian; prior to this, he always performed it in Italian. See more »


Soundtracks

Sempre libera
(uncredited)
from "La Traviata" (uncredited)
Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Words by Francesco Maria Piave
Sung by Roberta Peters and Jan Peerce)
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Excellent film, as I remember, but no videos available
16 May 1999 | by (Farnham, England) – See all my reviews

I am disappointed that there does not seem to be any videos available of this film. About 15 years ago, it was possible to get a long-play record of the soundtrack, but, sadly, I was too late to buy a copy, because it was deleted from the catalogues. I have requested the showing of the film on British TV, but the reply is - there is no print available. What a shame that this film is a memory only. Someone must know where a print is kept or can be restored.


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