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The Melody Lingers On (film)

The Melody Lingers On
Directed by David Burton
Produced by Edward Small
Written by Ralph Spencer
Philip Dunne
Starring Josephine Hutchinson
Production
company
Reliance Pictures
Distributed by United Artists
Release dates
1935
Country USA
Language English

The Melody Lingers On is a 1935 film.[1]

Plot

A piano virtuoso has a child out of wedlock to her finance, who is killed trying to save her life. Their son is brought up by foster parents and becomes a musician.

Production

Edward Small bought the rights to the novel in November 1934.[2] Lillian Hellman wrote an early draft of the script.[3] Philip Dunne was then hired to work on it with Ralph Block.

Reception

According to Dunne "The Melody Lingers On lingered not at all in theaters but died a swift and merciful death".[4]

References

  1. ^ The Melody Lingers On at TCMDB
  2. ^ SCREEN NOTES. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 24 Nov 1934: 19
  3. ^ SCREEN NOTES New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 13 Dec 1934: 28.
  4. ^ Philip Dunne, Take Two: A Life in Movies and Politics, Limelight, 1992 p 33

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