Tonight We Sing
|Tonight We Sing|
|Directed by||Mitchell Leisen|
|Written by||Harry Kurnitz|
|Music by||Alfred Newman|
|Edited by||Dorothy Spencer|
|Distributed by||20th Century Fox|
|January 26, 1953|
The film is based on the 1946 book Impresario, an autobiography written by Sol Hurok with the help of Ruth Goode, who once served as Hurok's press agent. The film credits Hurok as technical advisor.
- David Wayne as Sol Hurok
- Ezio Pinza as Feodor Chaliapin
- Roberta Peters as Elsa Valdine
- Anne Bancroft as Emma Hurok
- Tamara Toumanova as Anna Pavlova
- Isaac Stern as Eugène Ysaÿe
- Byron Palmer as Gregory Lawrence
- Jan Peerce as Gregory Lawrence's singing voice
The film features performances of works from classical composers: Chopin, Gounod, Kreisler, Leoncavallo, Mussorgsky, Puccini, Rubinstein, Saint-Saëns, Sarasate, Verdi and Wieniawski. The film includes opera arias, duets and staged scenes from the operas: Boris Goudonov, Faust, Madama Butterfly and La Traviata. Tamara Toumanova, in her role as Pavlova, performs in three ballet scenes within the film.
- "Tonight We Sing (1953) - Mitchell Leisen - Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related - AllMovie". AllMovie. Retrieved 27 October 2018.
- Whitman, Alden (March 6, 1974). "Sol Hurok, the Impresario, Dies at 85". New York Times. Retrieved April 12, 2019.
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