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Tonight We Sing (1953)

Approved | | Musical | 26 January 1953 (USA)
Story of the legendary impresario Sol Hurok and the many stars that he introduced and represented to the world of music.

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Mitchell Leisen
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Cast

Cast overview:
David Wayne ... Sol Hurok
Ezio Pinza ... Feodor Chaliapin
Roberta Peters ... Elsa Valdine
Anne Bancroft ... Emma Hurok
Tamara Toumanova ... Anna Pavlova
Isaac Stern Isaac Stern ... Eugene Ysaye
Byron Palmer ... Gregory Lawrence
Jan Peerce ... Gregory Lawrence (singing voice)
Oskar Karlweis ... Benjamin Golder
Mikhail Rasumny ... Nicolai
Steven Geray ... Prager
Walter Woolf King ... Gritti
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Story of the legendary impresario Sol Hurok and the many stars that he introduced and represented to the world of music.

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Spectacular Musical in Technicolor See more »

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Musical

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 January 1953 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Götter ohne Maske See more »

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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

Legendary violinist Isaac Stern, who portrayed Eugene Ysaye, was, in real life, represented by Hurok. Opera stars Roberta Peters and Jan Peerce were also part of the Hurok roster. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Myra Breckinridge (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

Madame Butterfly
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Written by Giacomo Puccini
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Fond memories of marvellous music
2 December 2001 | by lora64See all my reviews

I was very young when I saw this movie eons ago but what I recall most was the beautiful music in it which steered me in the direction of appreciating classical/operatic music ever after. Ezio Pinza was a favorite, a marvellous voice; the Dying Swan dance of Toumanova I still remember. An amusing, insignificant memory was of David Wayne, as Sol Hurok, who makes quite a scene after picking up the bill and remonstrates on the high cost of dining out with friends. Funny how the little things seem to stick in one's mind half a lifetime later. It would be just great to be able to see it again. Maybe I'll write a letter to Santa and ask him to send this one to me, pronto! ;-)


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