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Biography of songwriter, Broadway pioneer, Jerome Kern. Unable to find immediate success in the USA, Kern sought recognition abroad. He journeyed to England where his dreams of success became real and where he met his future wife Eva.
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During the Second World War when this film was made on the MGM lot in 1944, other than harpists there were very few women in major world symphony orchestras. In order to justify the cast of women instrumentalists who are June Allyson's roommates in the story, the on-screen orchestra has an unusual proportion of females, among them the dumb blonde Marie Wilson ("My Friend Irma") on classical clarinet! Even today when there are numerous women in all major orchestras, it is still unusual to see as many women in the brass section as those who are pictured in this film. See more »
This little movie is a warm, loving, funny movie full of hope and faith from a 7 year old child in a time of World War. They don't make them like this any more, plain acting NO special effects. You can't find it on any type of video, though I can't imagine why, with all the trash being brought out today. If you can catch it on one of the movie channels DO NOT MISS IT; grab something warm to drink and some tissues.
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