Romance In The Dark

  • 1938
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Musical, Romance

Swarthout stars as a Hungarian peasant girl who is stuck in the middle of a rivalry between tenor Boles and his manager, Barrymore. Both men are trying to prove their manliness to countess Dodd. Boles's plan is to turn Swarthout into a star ("the Persian Nightingale") so that Barrymore will be attracted to her. Boles will then be free to move in on Dodds,...read more

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Swarthout stars as a Hungarian peasant girl who is stuck in the middle of a rivalry between tenor Boles and his manager, Barrymore. Both men are trying to prove their manliness to countess Dodd. Boles's plan is to turn Swarthout into a star ("the Persian Nightingale") so that Barrymore

will be attracted to her. Boles will then be free to move in on Dodds, the girl he is really after. Swarthout warbled the following with her costars: "Bewitched By The Night" (Jay Gorney), "Tonight We Love" (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin), "Blue Dawn" (Ned Washington, Phil Boutelje), "The Nearness Of

You" (Washington, Hoagy Carmichael), "Romance In The Dark" (Sam Coslow, Gertrude Niesen).

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  • Review: Swarthout stars as a Hungarian peasant girl who is stuck in the middle of a rivalry between tenor Boles and his manager, Barrymore. Both men are trying to prove their manliness to countess Dodd. Boles's plan is to turn Swarthout into a star ("the Persian N… (more)

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