Bitter Sweet (1940)

Bitter Sweet


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Previously filmed in 1933, Noel Coward's sentimental operetta Bitter Sweet was transformed by MGM seven years later into a Jeanette MacDonald-Nelson Eddy vehicle, complete with Technicolor. Set in late 19th century Vienna, the story focuses on the romance between music teacher Carl Linden (Eddy) and his prize pupil Sarah Milick (MacDonald). Eloping with Sarah, Carl writes an operetta specially tailored for her talents, which earns her fame and fortune. Alas, poor Carl does not live long enough … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Musical & Performing Arts, Classics
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Written By: Lesser Samuels
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as Sarah Millick

as Carl Linden

as Baron Von Tranisch

as Lord Shayne

as Harry Daventry

as Ernst

as Mrs. Millick

as Herr Schlick

as Lady Daventry

as Herr Wyler

as Market Keeper

as Mama Luden

as Rudolph

as Border

as Headwaiter
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Made at the height of their popularity, this charming Nelson Eddy-Jeanette MacDonald operetta was nominated for two Oscars, cinematography and Art Direction.

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