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With a Song in My Heart (1952)

Approved | | Biography, Drama, Musical | 4 April 1952 (USA)
After landing a job singing on the radio, Jane Froman marries musical accompanist Don Ross. Under Don's management, Jane rises to stardom and is invited to perform for the troops during ... See full summary »

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Walter Lang

Writer:

Lamar Trotti
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Susan Hayward ... Jane Froman
Rory Calhoun ... John Burn
David Wayne ... Don Ross
Thelma Ritter ... Clancy
Robert Wagner ... GI Paratrooper
Helen Westcott ... Jennifer March
Una Merkel ... Sister Marie
Richard Allan Richard Allan ... Dancer / Tenor
Max Showalter ... Harry Guild
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ed Oliver Ed Oliver ... Bandleader (as Eddie Oliver)
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Storyline

After landing a job singing on the radio, Jane Froman marries musical accompanist Don Ross. Under Don's management, Jane rises to stardom and is invited to perform for the troops during World War II. En route, her plane goes down, leaving Jane with serious leg injuries. While on the mend, Jane begins a romance with John Burn, a wounded military pilot. She intends to return to singing, but with two men in her heart, life is ever more complicated. Written by Jwelch5742

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Portuguese

Release Date:

4 April 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Jane Froman Story See more »

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Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on Febraury 9, 1953 with Susan Hayward, Thelma Ritter and David Wayne reprising their film roles. See more »

Quotes

Clancy: I'm here to tell the cockeyed world... stage history was made that night. To be perfectly frank, none of us knew what to expect. Here was a girl with a 35 pound cast on her leg... who's have to be carried on and off the stage 22 times a performance... making her first public appearance since the accident. The big question on all our minds was... would the audience take her this way? More important still, could she stand the gaff?
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Connections

Featured in 20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

I'M THRU WITH LOVE
Written by Fud Livingston and Matty Malneck (1931)
Lyrics by Gus Kahn
Performed by Susan Hayward (dubbed by Jane Froman)
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A story that has inspired many
2 October 2004 | by barseulSee all my reviews

Susan Hayward portrays superbly the beautiful and courageous Jane Froman in this moving biographical story of the talented singer who suffered severe physical injuries when her plane crashed on a USO tour during World War II, yet who rose to the top again through her determination and faith. Her struggle greatly influenced the morale of the war wounded, as well as an entire generation of teenagers, myself included, when this movie first appeared in 1952. Today there is a resurgence of interest in the singer and her classically trained voice, considered one of the best of her time. This movie is an excellent record of Jane Froman's own voice, as it is her voice on the soundtrack, singing 26 songs representing the finest songwriters of the day.


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