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The Great Waltz (1972)

G  |   |  Biography, Drama, Music  |  1 November 1972 (USA)
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Mary Costa ...
Jetty Treffz
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Yvonne Mitchell ...
Anna Strauss
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Tedesco
Susan Robinson ...
Emilie Trampusch
George Howe ...
Karl Frederick Hirsch
Vicki Woolf ...
Lili Weyl
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Lauri Lupino Lane ...
Donmayer
Paola Loew ...
Princess Pauline Metternich
Ingrid Wayland ...
Theresa Strauß
Hermione Farthingale ...
Louise
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Johann Herbeck
Lorna Nathan ...
Olga
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An underrated film
15 June 2007 | by (India) – See all my reviews

This 1970's film was underrated. The performances were more than adequate & the music of course, superb. The story of the life of Strauss has been fairly accurately depicted, and the movie offers some insight into the trials & tribulations Strauss faced, particularly in his love life. The relationship between Strauss & his mother has been chronicled well. The strain between the father & son has been dealt with accurately as well. The flavour of the times has also been well captured. All in all, a creditable fort, well worth a view. A pity that this has not been released on DVD. It is also currents unavailable on VHS.


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