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Break of Hearts (1935)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 31 May 1935 (USA)
Franz Roberti is a famous orchestra conductor who has a number of girlfriends. While talking with his old music teacher, Professor Thalma, he meets Constance, an aspiring music composer. ... See full summary »

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Franz Roberti is a famous orchestra conductor who has a number of girlfriends. While talking with his old music teacher, Professor Thalma, he meets Constance, an aspiring music composer. They see each other, fall in love and marry. They honeymoon all over Europe and are happy back home until Constance finds him with a society divorcee and leaves him. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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$427,000 (estimated)
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This film barely broke even at the box office, earning RKO the small profit of $16,000 ($288,000 in 2017) according to studio records. See more »

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References Moulin Rouge (1934) See more »

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Jingle Bells
(1857) (uncredited)
Music by James Pierpont
Played as part of the score during a toboggan ride.
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24 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

At first I wasn't going to bother myself to review this movie which I found very inconsequential. In fact I watched the movie with one eye while concentrating on other things. I am only reviewing it because there is only one other review for the movie. That is a shame because these are two of the most respected actors of their era. The plot as it is nothing unusual. Playboy conductor meets aspiring conductor - they come together - playboy still has wandering eye to which conductress hits the road. Someone they reconcile. Scenes are buffoonish, not dramatic enough nor comedic enough - a rightfully forgotten movie. This needs to be ten lines, why i don't know, some movies aren't worth it so


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