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Bitter Sweet (1940)

NR 1940-11-08 (US) DramaMusicRomance 1h 34m
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A musical triumph!


In order to avoid an arranged marriage with a man she doesn't love, Sarah Millick runs off to Vienna with her music teacher, Carl Linden, whom she does love. They are married. In Vienna, they struggle to make a living by making music. Carl writes an operetta and tries to get it produced. They are helped along by Viennese Baron, but his intentions are not honorable. He kills Carl in a sword fight. A big producer does put on the operetta, with Sari in the lead -- but without her husband, it is a bittersweet victory.

  1. W.S. Van Dyke


  2. Lesser Samuels


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  1. Jeanette MacDonald

    Jeanette MacDonald

    Sarah Millick

  2. Nelson Eddy

    Nelson Eddy

    Carl Linden

  3. George Sanders

    George Sanders

    Baron Von Tranisch

  4. Ian Hunter

    Ian Hunter

    Lord Shayne

  5. Felix Bressart

    Felix Bressart


  6. Edward Ashley

    Edward Ashley

    Harry Daventry

  7. Lynne Carver

    Lynne Carver


  8. Diana Lewis

    Diana Lewis


  9. Curt Bois

    Curt Bois


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