The Song You Gave Me

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The Song You Gave Me
Directed by Paul L. Stein
Produced by John Maxwell
Written by Walter Reisch (play Das Lied ist aus)
Clifford Grey
Starring Bebe Daniels
Victor Varconi
Frederick Lloyd
Music by Kurt Schröder
Cinematography Claude Friese-Greene
Edited by L.A. Appelbaum
Distributed by Wardour Films
Release date
Running time
86 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Song You Gave Me is a 1933 British musical film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Bebe Daniels, Victor Varconi and Frederick Lloyd. It was made at Elstree Studios. [1]

Musical film film genre

Musical film is a film genre in which songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative, sometimes accompanied by dancing.

Paul Ludwig Stein was an Austrian-born film director with 67 films to his credit. Stein began his career in Berlin in 1918 and worked exclusively in the German silent film industry until 1926, when he first went to Hollywood, and spent the next five years commuting between Germany and the U.S., where he worked with stars such as Jeanette MacDonald, Lillian Gish and Constance Bennett.

Bebe Daniels American entertainer

Phyllis Virginia "Bebe" Daniels was an American actress, singer, dancer, writer and producer.



Victor Varconi Hungarian actor

Victor Varconi was a highly successful silent film actor in Hungary.

Frederick Lloyd was a British film actor. His most notable appearances include Doctor Watson in the 1932 film The Hound of the Baskervilles and Mr. Grimwig in David Lean's 1948 literature adaption Oliver Twist.

Claude Hulbert British actor

Claude Noel Hulbert was an English stage, radio and cinema comic actor during the first half of the 20th century.

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  1. Wood p.79