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With a Song in My Heart (1952)

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:

Cuando el alma sufre 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

The title song, "With A Song In My Heart", is from the 1929 Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart Broadway musical. "Spring Is Here". It later appeared in the film version sung by Lawrence Gray as well as an a shorter version of the film titled Yours Sincerely (1933), sung by Lanny Ross. It was sung by Donald O'Connor and Susanna Foster in This Is the Life (1944), by Perry Como in Words and Music (1948), by Doris Day in in the finale of Young Man with a Horn (1950) and by Dennis Morgan and Lucille Norman in Painting the Clouds with Sunshine (1951). See more »

Connections

References It Happened One Night (1934) See more »

Soundtracks

THAT OLD FEELING
Written by Sammy Fain
Lyrics by Lew Brown
Introduced in Vogues of 1938 (1937)
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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