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Rhapsody (1954)

 -  Drama | Musical | Romance  -  16 April 1954 (USA)
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A rich, young beauty, Louise Durant, follows the man she loves and hopes to marry to Zurich where he studies violin at the conservatory. A piano student at the conservatory falls madly in ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Louise Durant
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Paul Bronte
John Ericson ...
James Guest
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Nicholas Durant
Michael Chekhov ...
Prof. Schuman
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Effie Cahill
Richard Hageman ...
Bruno Fürst
Richard Lupino ...
Otto Krafft
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Frau Sigerlist
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Dove
Madge Blake ...
Mrs. Cahill
Jack Raine ...
Edmund Streller
Birgit Nielsen ...
Madeleine
Jacqueline Duval ...
Yvonne
Norma Nevens ...
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A rich, young beauty, Louise Durant, follows the man she loves and hopes to marry to Zurich where he studies violin at the conservatory. A piano student at the conservatory falls madly in love with Louise. The violinist loves his music first and Louise second. The pianist loves Louise first and his music second. Louise must ultimately choose which man she wants. Written by JeanneArmintrout@juno.com

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Drama | Musical | Romance

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16 April 1954 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rapsodia  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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Concerto In D Major For Violin And Orchestra
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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Compulsory Viewing for all those taking relationships with talented artists seriously
6 November 2007 | by (Birmingham, England) – See all my reviews

This film should be compulsory viewing for all of those of either sex who want to be taken seriously by a talented artist whether a musician, stage, film or television actor, professional sports player and so on. Elizabeth Taylor is quite excellent as the rich, indulged young lady who still thinks that she can be the focal point of her chosen man's world in this case a self obsessed violinist who was still infinitely preferable to so many of her other male co-stars. And his fingering and bowing was quite superb - I only wish that I could have heard the sounds that he actually made and who actually made the beautiful music that forms the solid foundation of what was a thoroughly enjoyable film ? I agree that Louis Calhern as her father was superb - it is a pity that she listened to so little of what he said and in her case beauty was not even skin deep.


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