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Hear My Song (1991)

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Owner of a failing club seeks infamous Irish singer Josef Locke in order to bring business and success to his club



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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Brian Flanagan ...
Constance Cowley ...
Marie Mullen ...
Micky's Mum
Phil Kelly ...
Ronnie Lavelle
Jean Blanchflower ...
Ronnie's Mum
Nancy Doyle
John Dair ...
John Neville Rufus Altman ...
Oscar Harrison
Joe Cuddy ...
Franc Cinatra
Britta Smith ...
Kitty Ryan
Gladys Sheehan ...
Grandma Ryan
Gina Moxley ...
Brenda Ryan
Rúaidhrí Conroy ...
Grandson Ryan


Owner of a failing club seeks infamous Irish singer Josef Locke in order to bring business and success to his club

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


There's definitely magic in the air


Comedy | Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and a scene of sensuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

February 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Akouste to tragoudi mou  »

Box Office


$4,313,173 (USA)

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Did You Know?


Josef Locke was a real Irish tenor who enjoyed great success after the Second World War, to the extent that, in 1948, he was earning approximately £2,000 a week. Then in the 1950s the tax-man became interested in his earnings and Locke subsequently disappeared. Around about the same time, a new singer of similar build and vocal style called Mr X started appearing in clubs and everyone started to believe that this was in fact Locke under a new guise. Among those who were particularly convinced were the legions of women whom Locke had reputedly slept with, as the man had an enviable reputation as a lady-killer. See more »


Nancy: Mickey I love you, I love you Mickey.
Micky O'Neill: Vice Versa Love.
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Written by Harry Graham (as Graham) and Robert Stolz (as Stolz)
Performed by Vernon Midgley
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A wonderful little gem
3 July 2002 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

This movie never got the attention or box office it deserved, but it's one of my all-time favorites. Ned Beatty is wonderful as Joe Locke, the exiled Irish singer returned to the stage by impresario Adrian Dunbar. A little movie with heart, wit, and charm, definitely worth repeat viewings.

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