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Tonight We Sing
     

Tonight We Sing

Director: Mitchell Leisen

Cast: David Wayne, Ezio Pinza, Roberta Peters

 
Tonight we Sing is the life story of legendary impresario Sol Hurok, impersonated herein by David Wayne. A lover of the arts, young immigrant Hurok despairs when he realizes he has no musical or artistic talents. Thus it is that, despite great personal and financial sacrifice, Hurok devotes his life to discovering and nurturing other performers and bringing

Overview

Tonight we Sing is the life story of legendary impresario Sol Hurok, impersonated herein by David Wayne. A lover of the arts, young immigrant Hurok despairs when he realizes he has no musical or artistic talents. Thus it is that, despite great personal and financial sacrifice, Hurok devotes his life to discovering and nurturing other performers and bringing them to Broadway. Among his more celebrated protégés are Russian opera-singer Feodor Chaliapin (Ezio Pinza) and violinist Eugene Ysaye (Isaac Stern). Other notables making guest appearances are singer Jan Peerce and Roberta Peters and ballerina Tamara Toumanova. Anne Bancroft co-stars as Hurok's gentle, patient wife Emma. Based on the autobiography by Sol Horuk (co-written with Ruth Goode), Tonight We Sing was produced for 20th Century-Fox by George Jessel.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/20/2012
UPC:
0024543850038
Original Release:
1953
Rating:
NR
Source:
Fox Mod
Presentation:
[Full Frame]
Time:
1:49:00
Sales rank:
48,271

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
David Wayne Sol Hurok
Ezio Pinza Feodor Chaliapin
Roberta Peters Elsa Valdine
Tamara Toumanova Anna Pavlova
Anne Bancroft Emma Hurok
Isaac Stern Eugene Ysaye
Byron Palmer Gregory Lawrence
Oscar Karlweis Benjamin Golder
Mikhail Rasumny Nicolai
Steven Geray Prager
Walter Woolf King Gritti
Alexander Steinert Conductor
Oscar Beregi Dr. Markoff
Leo Mostovoy Petlukoff
Raymond Largay Charles Dillingham
Eda Reiss Merin Mrs. Golder
Jan Peerce Actor

Technical Credits
Mitchell Leisen Director
George W. Davis Art Director
George Jessel Producer
Harry Kurnitz Screenwriter
David Lichine Choreography
Alfred Newman Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
George Oppenheimer Screenwriter
Renie Costumes/Costume Designer
Leon Shamroy Cinematographer
Dorothy Spencer Editor
Lyle Wheeler Art Director

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