Break of Hearts (1935)





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When a successful symphony conductor proves himself to be a philanderer, his composer wife leaves him and he sinks into alcoholism and self-woe.
Drama , Romance
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Warner Bros


Katharine Hepburn
as Constance Dane Roberti
Charles Boyer
as Franz Roberti
Jean Hersholt
as Professor Thalma
John Beal
as Johnny Lawrence
Sam Hardy
as Marx
Inez Courtney
as Miss Wilson
Helene Millard
as Sylvia DeWitt
Lee Kohlmar
as Schubert
Jean Howard
as Didi Lenox-Smith
Anne Grey
as Lady Phyllis Cameron
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Early Hepburn in clunky drama of a fool and the woman he doesn't appreciate until it's almost too late but who loves him anyway.

jay nixon
jay nixon

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Break of Hearts (1935) -- [3.0] -- Katharine Hepburn plays an aspiring composer who falls in love with a successful conductor. He cheats on her, they split up, they miss each other, they get back together. Snore. Supporting player John Beal is five times more appealing than phoney baloney leading man Charles Boyer. There's no chemistry between Hepburn and Boyer, and no believable reason they should ever want to stay together.

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