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Glamour (1934)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 9 April 1934 (USA)
A married chorus girl falls in love with a composer.

Director:

William Wyler

Writers:

Edna Ferber (story), Doris Anderson (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Paul Lukas ... Victor Banki
Constance Cummings ... Linda Fayne
Phillip Reed ... Lorenzo Valenti
Joseph Cawthorn ... Ibsen
Doris Lloyd ... Nana
Lyman Williams Lyman Williams ... Forsyth
Phil Tead ... Jimmy
Luis Alberni ... Monsieur Paul
Yola d'Avril ... Renee
Alice Lake ... Secretary
Louise Beavers ... Millie
Wilson Benge Wilson Benge ... Pritchard - Butler
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Storyline

Ambitious chorus girl Linda Fayne achieves a friendship with successful composer Victor Banki, who writes a song for her and gets her in an Ibsen show where she is a hit. Fame, romance and marriage to Victor, and a baby follows. Linda is attracted to Lorenzo Valenti, whom she discovered in a Bohemian café and persuades Ibsen to give him a job in her show. She and Valenti have an affair and Victor consents to a divorce. The locale shifts to London where Valenti's success and life style parallels Linda's rise to fame. Disillusioned, she returns to New York where tragedy awaits. The child dies and Victor has lost his ability, but Linda spurns Valenti's cable asking her to return to him, and she and Victor chart a new course in life. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 April 1934 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Passion See more »

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Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Fifteen minutes were cut from the film after the Hollywood preview and before the New York release. See more »

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Glamour
Sung by Philip Reed (as Phillip Reed)
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Yet another backstage picture
2 October 2002 | by psteierSee all my reviews

Another Hollywood look at the Broadway theater and the people who put on the shows. Costumes and acting are OK. People who interested in Hollywood Deco design will like some of the sets.

I was disappointed that there was not more music and dancing.


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