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Deep in My Heart (1954)

Approved | | Biography, Comedy, Musical | 24 December 1954 (USA)
Biographic movie about the American composer Sigmund Romberg.

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Sigmund Romberg
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Dorothy Donnelly
Helen Traubel ...
Anna Mueller
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Lillian Harris Romberg
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J.J. Shubert
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Gaby Deslys
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Bert Townsend
Isobel Elsom ...
Mrs. Harris
David Burns ...
Lazar Berrison, Sr.
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Ben Judson
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O'Brien Brother
Fred Kelly ...
O'Brien brother
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Jane Powell
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Biographic movie about the American composer Sigmund Romberg.

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M-G-M's Finest Musical in Color


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24 December 1954 (USA)  »

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The Romberg Story  »

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(Western Electric Sound System) (5.0) (L-R)

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(Eastmancolor)

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1.75 : 1
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Trivia

In an interview José Ferrer disclosed that he had to redo the "Jazza-Jazza-Doo-Doo" routine several times because the crew kept laughing out loud and interfering with the sound track. The director finally cleared the set of everyone not needed to film the segment and this time they got it on film. See more »

Quotes

Dorothy Donnelly: You have talent. That's very rare in the theater.
Sigmund Romberg: You have a warm smile. That's even rarer.
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Connections

References The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

You Will Remember Vienna
Music by Sigmund Romberg
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Sung by Helen Traubel
Originally from the film Viennese Nights (1930)
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Long-winded but worth the wait...
14 November 2000 | by (The Great Midwest) – See all my reviews

The music is, of course, the reason to watch this movie. Jose Ferrer does an admirable job of portraying the composer Sigmund Romberg, and an all-star cast performs some of Romberg's tunes.

Especially noteworthy is Rosemary Clooney, singing, most appropriately, the song "Mr. and Mrs." with her then-husband, Ferrer. "Deep in My Heart" was their only on-screen performance together.

Other memorable moments feature brothers Fred and Gene Kelly dancing and Ferrer performing a one-man show. Altogether, the film is long and somewhat slow but the music makes it worth watching.


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