The muny, or the municipal opera association of st. The great waltz is a musical conceived by hassard short with a book by moss hart and lyrics by desmond carter, using themes by johann strauss i and johann strauss ii. This cinematic rhapsody loosely based on the life of composer johann strauss is truly an overlooked gem the motion. With luise rainer, fernand gravey, miliza korjus, hugh herbert.
On location the great waltz, 1972, with mary costa, andrew stone, horst buchholz, at turner classic movies. A musical based on the life and music of johnann strauss, jr. It operates solely in the summer, and its first official season ran from june to august 1919. Rainer received top billing at the producers insistence, but her role is comparatively minor as strauss wife, poldi vogelhuber. The great waltz original theatrical trailer duration. To capture what the film calls the spirit of strauss music, the great waltz combines exquisite craftsmanship with spirited. I found no trailers for the film which is about to. Gallery of 6 movie poster and cover images for the great waltz 1972.
We are lucky today to have such talented orchestras who can reproduce johanns works with such expertise thus keeping his music alive in our modern times. This film relates the life story of austrian waltz king johann strauss. The great waltz the 1972 version is one of my favourite cuz of its story and music especially the beautiful voice of mary costa. Find similar and related movies for the great waltz 1972 andrew l. Originally drawn from max liebman spectaculars, this is a captured. The great waltz 1972 composer johann strauss horst buchholz becomes the waltz king and woos a barons rossano brazzi mistress mary costa in 19thcentury austria. It starred luise rainer, fernand gravet, and miliza. The great waltz a metrogoldwynmayer masterpiece reprint.
After he is fired from his clerical bank job because of his preoccupation with. Lacks even the cloying, clumsy bombast that distinguished most roadshow musicals of the era this is so restrained and stilted you can practically see horst buccholz ossify before your very eyes. My family and i were on the way to new york to escape nazi germany and the was the first movie i ever saw. The great northfield minnesota raid 1972 rotten tomatoes. The great waltz a metrogoldwynmayer masterpiece reprint vhs. The great waltz may have you searching for ways to describe its great charms. It was promoted as a cinerama film by mgmemi for cinerama theatres in the united kingdom. The great waltz is a 1972 american biographical musical film directed by andrew l. Stone, and starring horst buchholz, mary costa, and nigel patrick, that follows 40 years in the life of composer johann strauss the younger, known as the waltz king and his family. The great waltz premiered november 29, 1972 at the casino cinerama theatre. Highlights include the location shots in austria and the soundtrack. I first saw the great waltz on the ship the queen mary in may 1939 when i was a 7 year boy.
The great waltz 1972 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Horst bucholz also did a magnificent job in acting as the great johann strauss jr. Horst werner buchholz 4 december 1933 3 march 2003 was a german actor and voice actor who appeared in more than 60 feature films from 1951 to 2002. The scene in the vienna woods showing johann strauss composing the waltz, vienna wood. Stone on allmovie the romantic and professional life of composer. This cinematic rhapsody loosely based on the life of composer johann strauss is truly an overlooked. Synopsis the joyful, songful, wonderful story of the life of johann strauss. With keith andes, gordon dilworth, lee goodman, bert lahr. Check out the great waltz by childsplay on amazon music. The great waltz original theatrical trailer youtube. In strong contention with the golden dawn 1930 for the title of worst hollywood musical ever made. The great waltz 1938 official trailer luise rainer. Jan 06, 2017 maurice reads two anecdotes about johann strausss music and presents the blue danube with pictures. Like the song of norway, which had been a huge success on broadway in 1944, mostly because of its elaborate dance numbers, the great waltz was a robert wrightgeorge forrest concoction that used music by the composer whose biography was more or less the subject of the show.
Composer johann strauss becomes the waltz king and woos a barons mistress in 19thcentury austria. It is based on a pasticcio by erich wolfgang korngold and julius bittner called walzer aus wien, first performed in vienna in 1930. Ii schani to his friends would rather write and perform waltzes than anything else, this at a time when a waltz is not considered proper society music. Maurice reads two anecdotes about johann strausss music and presents the blue danube with pictures. The theater was built and opened in 1917 with 6 performances of verdis aida.
The great waltz 1972 cast and crew composer johann strauss horst buchholz becomes the waltz king and woos a barons rossano brazzi mistress mary costa in 19thcentury austria. After several requests, tcm aired the 1972 remake of the great waltz this past week. Great waltz, the soundtrack details home explore movies explore composers resource directory forums contact us about us search on. This cinematic rhapsody loosely based on the life of composer johann strauss is truly an overlooked gem the motion picture guide.
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During his youth, he was sometimes called the german james dean. Strauss the great waltz this is truly a masterpiece reflecting upon the life and times of a remarkable composer. Louis, missouri, in the united states, is a notforprofit municipallyowned outdoor theatre, the largest in the united states. This film is not currently playing on mubi but 30 other great films are. Jul 15, 2014 the great waltz 1938 official trailer luise rainer, fernand gravey movie hd movieclips classic trailers. The great waltz is a 1938 american biographical film based very loosely on the life of johann strauss ii. It starred luise rainer, fernand gravet gravey, and miliza korjus. The great waltz 1938 official trailer luise rainer, fernand gravey movie hd movieclips classic trailers. Start and end of bill collins movie collection the great waltz vhs, cel mgmua home video, 1987. Fernard gravet stars as strauss, while luise rainer is poldi vogelhuber.1577 196 1153 647 1189 711 741 91 258 1692 661 761 108 642 133 267 1620 1200 1414 405 361 1034 1594 300 591 496 1098 1449 68 926 580 353 1336 607 371 1087 28 359 1337 921