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A Star Fell from Heaven (1936)

A music student is hired to dub an indisposed tenor in a film entitled A Star fell from Heaven. He does it to become successful and be able to propose to his beloved, his housekeeper's ... See full summary »

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Josef Reiner
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Anne Heinmeyer
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Douglas Lincoln
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Tomson
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Fischer
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Willi Wass
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Flora
C. Denier Warren ...
Starfel
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Frau Heinmeyer
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Winkler (as Bruce Lister)
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Music Professor
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A music student is hired to dub an indisposed tenor in a film entitled A Star fell from Heaven. He does it to become successful and be able to propose to his beloved, his housekeeper's daughter. But things won't be so easy. English version of one of the few Joseph Schmidt films, with a different ending than the German one. Written by BSK

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9 June 1936 (UK)  »

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1.37 : 1
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The ending of the UK version is markedly different to the German version where the hero, played by Joseph Schmidt, actually gets the girl for once. In the UK version, he loses her to the handsome film star (played by Billy Milton). See more »

Soundtracks

Excelsior
Words from his poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Music by Michael William Balfe
Sung by Joseph Schmidt
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