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With a Song in My Heart (1952)

Approved | | Biography, Drama, Musical | 4 April 1952 (USA)
A musical career of a talented singer soars up.

Director:

Walter Lang

Writer:

Lamar Trotti
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Susan Hayward ... Jane Froman
Rory Calhoun ... John Burn
David Wayne ... Don Ross
Thelma Ritter ... Clancy
Robert Wagner ... GI Paratrooper
Helen Westcott ... Jennifer March
Una Merkel ... Sister Marie
Richard Allan ... Dancer / Tenor
Max Showalter ... Harry Guild
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ed Oliver Ed Oliver ... Bandleader (as Eddie Oliver)
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Storyline

After landing a job singing on the radio, Jane Froman marries musical accompanist Don Ross. Under Don's management, Jane rises to stardom and is invited to perform for the troops during World War II. En route, her plane goes down, leaving Jane with serious leg injuries. While on the mend, Jane begins a romance with John Burn, a wounded military pilot. She intends to return to singing, but with two men in her heart, life is ever more complicated. Written by Jwelch5742

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Portuguese

Release Date:

4 April 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Jane Froman Story See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Several studios and producers sought to buy the film rights to Froman's story, including MGM, Warner Bros., Samuel Goldwyn, and RKO. Froman chose to go with 20th Century-Fox after speaking with producer Lamar Trotti, even though MGM had offered her $25,000 more. See more »

Quotes

Don Ross: You're a very nice looking young lady. I thoroughly approve of both your face and contour. For all I know you may even have a good voice. Shall I go on?
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Connections

Referenced in Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

BLUE MOON
Written by Richard Rodgers (1930)
Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Performed by Susan Hayward (dubbed by Jane Froman) and chorus
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Heartwarming and awe-inspiring
29 April 2004 | by silv613See all my reviews

As a fan and friend of the late Jane Froman, I found the film to be as close to Ms. Froman's life as possible. Susan Hayward learned Ms. Froman's poise and mannerisms directly from her and did an amazing job both in acting and lipsinking Ms. Froman's songs. Jane Froman's talent and courage inspired many persons all over the world and her legacy of music lives on through the movie "With A Song In My Heart" and through her music which is now surfacing to a new generation. Through her generosity and giving spirit, talented music students were able to continue their studies with scholarships, and emotionally challenged children benefited from the funds raised by Jane Froman's fan club. I don't understand why the movie "With A Song In My Heart" has not been released on VHS or DVD, but I think the movie should at least be shown more often on PBS (not everyone can afford cable). The movie lifts many a heavy heart and is first class entertainment.


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