Nelson Eddy

  • Roy Del Ruth – The Chocolate Soldier (1941)

    1941-1950ComedyMusicalRoy Del RuthUSA

    Maria and Karl Lang are the singing duo of Vienna. Maria had previously enjoyed attention from many men before marrying Karl, and Karl is very jealous. Karl tries to test Maria’s loyalty by masquerading as a Russian guardsman to see whether she will flirt. Karl, in his Russian disguise, makes vigorous attempts to seduce Maria. But he becomes more and more confused because he can’t determine whether Maria’s friendly reception to the guardsman is innocent, or whether it signifies a deeper interest. Has Maria has seen through Karl’s disguise and is she toying with him?Read More »

  • Arthur Lubin – Phantom of the Opera (1943)

    1941-1950Arthur LubinClassicsHorrorUSA

    Pit violinist Claudin hopelessly loves rising operatic soprano Christine Dubois (as do baritone Anatole and police inspector Raoul) and secretly aids her career. But Claudin loses both his touch and his job, murders a rascally music publisher in a fit of madness, and has his face etched with acid. Soon, mysterious crimes plague the Paris Opera House, blamed on a legendary “phantom” whom none can find in the mazes and catacombs. But both of Christine’s lovers have plans to ferret him out.Read More »

  • W.S. Van Dyke – Rose-Marie (1936)

    1931-1940MusicalRomanceUSAW.S. Van Dyke

    Opera singer (Marie de Flor) seeks out fugitive brother in the Canadian wilderness. During her trek, she meets a Canadian mountie (Sgt. Bruce) who is also searching for her brother. Romance ensues, resulting in several love duets between the two.Read More »

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