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A Dream of Love (1938)

Approved  |   |  Drama, Musical, Short  |  28 January 1939 (USA)
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Aging composer Franz Liszt lives in an abbey. On his birthday, a priest brings him a box that was just delivered to the abbey. There is no return address. In the box he finds a single ... See full summary »

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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Ian Colin ...
Franz Liszt (uncredited)
Sylvia Marriott ...
Catherine (uncredited)
Cathleen Nesbitt ...
Baroness St. Cricq (uncredited)
Cecil Ramage ...
Baron St. Cricq (uncredited)
Julie Suedo ...
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Bertram Wallis ...
Liszt - Old (uncredited)
Fanny Wright ...
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Aging composer Franz Liszt lives in an abbey. On his birthday, a priest brings him a box that was just delivered to the abbey. There is no return address. In the box he finds a single flower. The flower brings back memories of his lost love of long ago, who inspired him to compose his unforgettable melodies. Written by David Glagovsky <dglagovsky@verizon.net>

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Drama | Musical | Short

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28 January 1939 (USA)  »

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(RCA High Fidelity Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Cut to 17 minutes and released in USA as a 2-reel short in Sepiatone. See more »

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Liebestraum No. 3
Music by Franz Liszt
Played often throughout the picture
Sung at the gypsy camp as "A Dream of Love"
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Hard To Judge in Current State
30 July 2010 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Dream of Love, A (1938)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Docu-drama about composer Franz Liszt who, we're told, lived a very unhappy life due to a woman he loved that got away from him. One day a priest brings him a box that contains a single flower, which causes Liszt to think back about his life with this woman. This is a hard film to judge because it was originally 34-minutes but MGM forced the director to cut it down to 17-minutes, which is the very that has been shown ever since. FitzPatrick is best known for his TravelTalks shorts but he did manage to get away from them a few times and this is one example. What's left here is pretty uneven because it's never quite clear if the film wants to focus on the love story or the music itself. It's pretty clear that this was meant to be a lot longer as we start things off with an expanded song before we then head straight for the story only to have the music re-appear towards the end. The direction is fair throughout and the actors seem comfortable in their roles. Hopefully one day the complete version will show up so we can see exactly what the director wanted us to.


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