Schani, Johan Strauss Jr., is forced by his father to forget music and to work in a bakery. Here he falls in love with Resi. The girl gets very jealous when a rich and beautiful contessa asks Schani to write a waltz for her. Schani writes and plays it, but he is always loyal to his girlfriend.Written by
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I wonder how Sir Alfred got roped into this. There's nothing quite so bad as a film that is trying to be funny but isn't. The movie is full of characters, acting like buffoons, posing for the camera. The love story of Strauss is equally tiresome. This is really a comedic presentation of a great artist which probably has no bearing at all on truth. The opening scene with the fire department coming to rescue someone is just silly. The principal actors have no sincerity at all. I realize that even the greatest directors encounter bumps in the road. But this takes all one has to watch.
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