Man Of Music

  • 1952
  • 1 HR 40 MIN
  • NR
  • Biography

Smirnov, appearing in his first film after a successful stage career, plays composer Mikhail Glinka in this colorful biography. The composer's operas "Ivan Susanin" and "Russlan and Ludmilla" are prominently featured in the film, and excerpts from both are performed. The Bolshoi Opera chorus and orchestra also perform a rendition of "Glory to Thee." A sprinkling...read more

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Smirnov, appearing in his first film after a successful stage career, plays composer Mikhail Glinka in this colorful biography. The composer's operas "Ivan Susanin" and "Russlan and Ludmilla" are prominently featured in the film, and excerpts from both are… (more)

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