Interrupted Melody (1955) - Rotten Tomatoes

Interrupted Melody (1955)





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Eleanor Parker stars in this fact-based biography of Marjorie Lawrence, a famed opera singer who discovers she has polio. After falling in love with her physician, Dr. Thomas King, they marry, and despite her ailment, Lawrence battles to appear one final time at the New York Metropolitan Opera.
Classics , Drama , Musical & Performing Arts
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Eleanor Parker
as Marjorie Lawrence
Glenn Ford
as Dr. Thomas King
Roger Moore
as Cyril Lawrence
Cecil Kellaway
as Bill Lawrence
Peter Leeds
as Dr. Ed Ryson
Walter S. Baldwin
as Jim Owens
Ann Codee
as Mme. Gilly
Leopold Sachse
as Himself
Stephen Bekassy
as Comte Claude des Vigneux
Fiona Hale
as Eileen Lawrence
Doris Lloyd
as Volunteer Worker
Alex Frazer
as Adjudicator
Penny Santon
as Gilly Secretary
Gabor Curtiz
as Tenor's Manager
André Charlot
as M. Bertrand
Paul McGuire
as Metropolitan Cashier
Charles R. Keane
as Ted Lawrence
Jack Raine
as Mr. Norson
Frieda Stoll
as Accompanist
Gloria Rhodes
as Mrs. Schultz
Stuart Whitman
as Man on Beach
Eileen Farrell
as Vocal student
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An okay tale of Marjorie Lawrence. The flight out of Australia and a very country type of existence to the world of America. It nonetheless doesn't seem to stick with you very long after seeing the film.

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

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Very melodramatic biography of Marjorie Lawrence, but Eleanor Parker really does a terrific job in one of her best roles. A notch above the typical 1950's tearjerker. Good production, fine art direction, make-up and costumes.

James Higgins
James Higgins

It's a wonderfully done, well-told true story of an opera diva overcoming tragedy and still finding the spirit to encourage others. I don't know who dubs the singing for Eleanor Parker, but her voice is stunning!

Valerie G
Valerie G

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