Director: Richard Boleslawski Cast: Lawrence Tibbett, Virginia Bruce, Alice Brady

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Metropolitan was the first release from the newly merged 20th Century-Fox corporation. Famed operatic baritone Lawrence Tibbett stars as Thomas Renwick, the new leading man for temperamental diva Ghita Galin (Alice Brady). After storming out of the Metropolitan Opera, Ghita organizes her own troupe, full of young, untried singers. On the eve of the company's first performance, Ghita walks out again, and it's up to Renwick to pull himself and his cohorts together to put on their own show. In other words, it's Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland with better music. Lawrence Tibbett's splendid singing voice was, alas, not enough to transform him into a satisfying screen personality.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/01/2015
UPC: 0024543995814
Original Release: 1935
Rating: NR
Source: Fox Mod
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:19:00
Sales rank: 53,312

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Lawrence Tibbett Thomas Renwick
Virginia Bruce Anne Merrill
Alice Brady Ghita Galin
Cesar Romero Niki Baroni
Thurston Hall T. Simon Hunter
Luis Alberni Ugo Pizzi
George F. Marion Perontelli
Ruth Donnelly Marina
Franklyn Ardell Marco
Jane Darwell Actor
Etienne Girardot Nello
Jessie Ralph Charwoman
Adrian Rosley Mr. Tolentino
Christian Rub Weidel

Technical Credits
Richard Boleslawski Director
George Marion Screenwriter
Rudolph Maté Cinematographer
Barbara McLean Editor
Bess Meredyth Screenwriter
Alfred Newman Musical Direction/Supervision
Darryl F. Zanuck Producer

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