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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Music (feature film)

1.
Seven Hills of Rome (1958) as Composer
A television star finds love while trying to get away from it all in Rome.
2.
Dance with Me, Henry (1956) as Composer
Partners in a run-down amusement park try to adopt two children.
3.
The Stars Are Singing (1953) as Composer
Fifteen-year-old Katri Walenska (Amma Maria Alberghetti) jumps a Polish ship, swims ashore and enters New York illegally. The United States Immigration officials are alerted---the USA still had a functioning immigration policy and department when this was filmed---and the search is on. Katri's only possessions are a ten-dollar bill and a letter to her parents' old friend, Jan Poldi (Lauritz Melchior), a former Metropolitan Opera star. She finds him in a shabby Greenwich Village apartment. His neighbors in the apartment house are three Broadway hopefuls; pop singer Terry Brennan (Rosemary Clooney), hoofer Buddy Fraser (Tom Morton) and Homer Tirdell (Bob Williams) and his talented dog Red Dust. (Pardon me, make that four Broadway hopefuls counting the dog.) When Terry hears Katri's magnificent singing voice, she scurries around New York to get her an audition and succeeds in getting her a spot on Don Wilson's televised amatuer hour. She wins the contest but unwittingly reveals her true identity as an illegal alien, which causes the arrest of Poldi, Wilson and Dave (John Archer), Terry's lawyer boyfriend. Katri faces deportation.
4.
Melba (1953) as Composer
The highly fictionalized story of Nellie Melba, Australian-born soporano who rose to operatic fame in the latter part of the 19th century and who had a desert and form of dry toast (true) named after her. In her film debut, the Metropolitan opera's Patrice Munsel, plays the title role in a film that primarily strings together eight excerts from well-known operas as well as one or two lighter numbers and a montage of famous opera personalities featuring the chorus of the Covent Garden Opera and members of the Sadler Wells Ballet. The story follows the career of Melba from the time she left her father's Australian cattle ranch and a suitor to travel to Paris to get her voice training, and picks up another suitor. She debuts in Brussells and is a smash hit followed by international fame. The suitor from Australia shows up in Monte Carlo, marries her and soon is cast in the role of "Mr. Melba" until he can take it no longer and returns to Australia, while Melba decides her voice belongs to the world and sadly goes on alone.
5.
Because You're Mine (1952) as Composer
After being drafted, an opera star falls for his sergeant's sister.
6.
Here Comes the Groom (1951) as Composer
A foreign correspondent woos his former fiancee so he can maintain custody of some orphans he''''s adopted.
7.
The Great Caruso (1951) as Composer
The legendary opera singer fights to win his place in society.
8.
The Toast of New Orleans (1950) as Composer
A New Orleans fisherman fights snobbery to become an opera star.
9.
That Midnight Kiss (1949) as Composer
A singing truck driver battles snobbery to become a star.
10.
Song of Surrender (1949) as Composer
11.
House of Strangers (1949) as Composer
Max Monetti is consumed with vengeance for his brothers after their betrayal of his father Gino. But after remembering his past, especially his relationship with Irene Bennett, Max realizes that his father had caused all the tension within the family and makes peace with his brothers.
12.
Up in Central Park (1948) as Composer
13.
This Time for Keeps (1947) as Composer
A famous singer's son falls for a swimming star.
14.
Carnegie Hall (1947) as Composer
A woman pushes her son to pursue a career as a classical pianist.
15.
Ziegfeld Follies (1946) as Composer
Legendary showman Flo Ziegfeld imagines the kind of Follies he could produce with MGM's musical stars.
16.
The Lost Weekend (1945) as Composer
A writer fights to overcome his addiction to liquor.
17.
Thousands Cheer (1944) as Composer
An egotistical acrobat joins the Army and falls in love with his commander''''s daughter.
18.
Get Hep to Love (1942) as Composer
19.
They Meet Again (1941) as Composer
20.
Sis Hopkins (1941) as Composer
21.
The Goldwyn Follies (1938) as Composer
A movie mogul hires an innocent girl to teach him what the average audience member likes.
22.
Forever Yours (1937) as Composer
A woman who has a failed romance becomes involved with a widowed opera singer.
23.
Women of Glamour (1937) as Composer
A girl with a reputation falls for a wealthy playboy.
24.
I'll Take Romance (1937) as Composer
An opera manager tries to woo a soprano back to his company.
25.
One Hundred Men and a Girl (1937) as Composer
An unemployed musician's daughter fights to find him a new job.
26.
I Dream Too Much (1935) as Composer
A composer sets the stage for discord when he pushes his wife into a singing career.
27.
Las fronteras del amor (1934) as Composer
28.
One Night of Love (1934) as Composer
An aspiring opera singer and her mentor fight so much they barely realize they''''re in love.
29.
Evensong (1934) as Composer

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