Prelude to Fame (1950)

NR 1950-11-09 (US) Drama 1h 18m
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He Lived for Music - A Selfish Woman Wanted to Plunder His Genius!


While vacationing in Italy, Nick Morell, son of John Morell, a famous English philosopher and amateur musician and his wife Catherine, becomes friendly with young Guido, and Morell discovers the boy has an extraordinary instinct for orchestration and a phenomenal music memory. A neighboring couple, Signor and Signora Boudini become aware of the boy's talents, and she appeals to his parents to let her educate him musically. Torn by their love for their son and, they feel,the duty to let the world hear his talent, they consent.

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  1. Jeremy Spenser

    Jeremy Spenser

    Guido Ferugia

  2. Guy Rolfe

    Guy Rolfe

    John Morell

  3. Kathleen Ryan

    Kathleen Ryan

    Catherine Morell

  4. Kathleen Byron

    Kathleen Byron

    Anne Bondini

  5. Henry Oscar

    Henry Oscar

    Mario Bondini

  6. Rosalie Crutchley

    Rosalie Crutchley

    Carlotta Ferugia

  7. Ferdy Mayne

    Ferdy Mayne

    Carlo Ferugia

  8. James Robertson Justice

    James Robertson Justice

    Sir Arthur Harold

  9. John Slater

    John Slater

    Dr. Lorenzo

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Prelude to Fame
Prelude to Fame

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Original Language English

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