With a Song in My Heart
First screened in May 2005 / Most recently screened in August 2013
Director: Walter Lang. Cast: Susan Hayward, David Wayne, Thelma Ritter, Rory Calhoun, Robert Wagner, Helen Westcott, Max Showalter, Leif Erickson, Una Merkel, Richard Allan. Screenplay: Lamar Trotti.

Twitter Capsule: Hayward dances, smiles, suffers, and lip-syncs for an Oscar that didn't come. Amiable, all-vanilla biopic.

VOR:   Hard to assess with Froman such a distant and relatively obscure figure. Preserved now mostly as a bare-faced Academy play for Hayward, another fading memory.

Photo © 1952 20th Century Fox

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C+

Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Actress: Susan Hayward
Best Supporting Actress: Thelma Ritter
Best Costume Design (Color): Charles Le Maire
Best Original Score (Musical): Alfred Newman
Best Sound: Thomas T. Moulton

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture (Musical/Comedy)
Best Actress (Musical/Comedy): Susan Hayward

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