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With a Song in My Heart (1952) was a Biographical - Drama Film directed by Walter Lang and produced by Lamar Trotti.
Academy Awards 1952 --- Ceremony Number 25 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actress||Susan Hayward||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actress||Thelma Ritter||Nominated|
|Best Costume Design||Charles LeMaire||Nominated|
|Best Music - Scoring||Alfred Newman||Won|
Musical Monday-Academy Award Winners Edition: With a Song in My Heart: The Jane Froman Story (1952)on Feb 1, 2016 From Comet Over Hollywood
Its no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. Each of our February Musical Mondays will be Acad... Read full article
Musical Monday: With a Song in My Heart: The Jane Froman Story (1952)on Feb 1, 2016 From Comet Over Hollywood
Its no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This weeks musical: With a Song in My Heart ... Read full article
With a Song in My Heart (1952)By Beatrice on Sep 29, 2015 From Flickers in Time
With a Song in My Heart Directed by Walter Lang Written by Lamar Trotti 1952/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation First viewing/Netflix rental Susan Hayward is terrific in this otherwise standard biopic/musical. This is the story of radio, stage, and television singer Jane Froman and Froman... Read full article
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The film was released containing an extremely brief exposure of Susan Hayward's left breast. This occurs during an overhead long shot of a lavish dance number, when the actress' strapless gown very briefly separates from her bosom. The moment was subsequently excised from some--but not all--prints in release.
In 1952, there was not a soundtrack album released. For a replacement, Jane Froman rerecorded most of the film score at Capitol Records, resulting in a 10-inch LP which topped the "Billboard" album chart. When Capitol expanded the LP into a 12-inch disc in 1955, two standards from the movie were added: "That Old Feeling" (music and lyrics by Sammy Fain and Lew Brown), and "I'm Through with Love" (music by Matty Malneck and Fud Livingston, lyrics by Gus Kahn). Ultimately, Jane Froman recorded several versions of the Rodgers and Hart title song: the voice-over renditions in three film scenes, the finale of her studio album, and a single with a different arrangement, done at a Capitol session which also produced the flip side, another remade ballad from the movie and the LP, Jane's "Billboard"-placing "I'll Walk Alone" (music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Sammy Cahn).
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