Laugh Pagliacci

  • 1942
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Opera

An operatic film which stars the young Valli (THE PARADINE CASE) as the daughter of Hoerbiger, a traveling clown who was convicted of murdering his wife and her lover. After serving a 20-year sentence, he sets out to find his daughter, locating her in the home of a wealthy woman. In order to make certain she will not turn him away, Hoerbiger has musician...read more

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An operatic film which stars the young Valli (THE PARADINE CASE) as the daughter of Hoerbiger, a traveling clown who was convicted of murdering his wife and her lover. After serving a 20-year sentence, he sets out to find his daughter, locating her in the home of a wealthy woman. In order

to make certain she will not turn him away, Hoerbiger has musician Romano compose an opera which tells his story. The girl sympathizes with the clown's fate, thereby securing the relationship between father and daughter. (In Italian; English subtitles.)

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