Carnegie Hall (1947)

Carnegie Hall





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Auteur theorists who've charted the career of "cult" director Edgar G. Ulmer have seldom mentioned Carnegie Hall, simply because it was more expensive than most of Ulmer's films and thus can't be regarded a "low-budget masterpiece." The wafer-thin plotline concerns a young immigrant woman (Marsha Hunt) who takes a job as a Carnegie Hall cleaning woman. Her love of music leads her to a better job in the Hall, and after several years she rises to the position of concert organizer. The woman uses … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts, Drama
Directed By: , ,
Written By: Karl Kamb
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On DVD: Mar 8, 2005
Federal Films

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Critic Reviews for Carnegie Hall

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

Brilliant visual style meets great music in one of the little known gems of the 1940's.

Full Review… | July 6, 2010
Classic Film and Television

70-odd minutes worth of dismal drama and 60-odd minutes of sometimes breathtaking performances from some of the most important names in classical music of that era.

Full Review… | September 26, 2007
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

The dialogue is unintentionally funny.

Full Review… | January 27, 2004
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Audience Reviews for Carnegie Hall

The story has whiskers, although Marsha Hunt gives it some dignity, but what a great chance to see and heard a wide spectrum of music and musicians of the time.

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