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|Directed by||Paul L. Stein|
|Produced by||Walter C. Mycroft|
|Written by|| Roger Burford |
Lawrence du Garde Peach
|Starring|| Richard Tauber |
|Music by||G.H. Clutsam|
|Cinematography||John C. Cox|
|Edited by||Leslie Norman|
|Distributed by||Wardour Films|
Heart's Desire is a 1935 British musical drama film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Richard Tauber, Leonora Corbett, Kathleen Kelly, Diana Napier and Frank Vosper.Its plot involves a young opera singer who is discovered in Vienna and brought to London where he rises to stardom. The film was made at Elstree Studios in April/May 1935, and had its charity premiere at the Regal Cinema, Marble Arch, London on 17 October that year. It was part of a cycle of British operetta films.
In a contemporary review, The Sydney Morning Herald wrote "This plot makes few demands upon Mr Tauber as actor and enables the audience to enjoy his magnificent singing without much interruption...It would be impossible one imagines, for Mr Tauber to navigate his way through a film that was stronger dramatically than this one. A film in which he appears becomes a pleasant alternative to a series of his phonograph records. From this point of view the producers of 'Heart's Desire' have succeeded admirably."
Richard Tauber was an Austrian tenor and film actor.
Mary Losseff ; b. Vladivostok, 13 March 1907; d. London, 3 July 1972. Russian singer and film actress.
Royal Cavalcade, also known as Regal Cavalcade, is a 1935 British, black-and-white, drama film directed by six separate directors: Thomas Bentley, Herbert Brenon, Norman Lee, Walter Summers, W.P. Kellino and Marcel Varnel. The film features Marie Lohr, Hermione Baddeley, Owen Nares, Robert Hale, Austin Trevor, James Carew, Edward Chapman and Ronald Shiner as the Soldier in Trenches. The film was presented by Associated British Pictures Corporation.
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This is a summary of 1935 in music in the United Kingdom.
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