Interrupted Melody

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Interrupted Melody ★★★ 1955

True story of opera diva Marjorie Lawrence's courageous battle with polio and her fight to appear once more at the Metropolitan Opera. Parker was nominated for an Oscar in her excellent portrayal of the Australian singer who continues her career despite her handicap. Vocals dubbed by opera star Eileen Farrell. Based on the book by Marjorie Lawrence. 106m/C VHS . Glenn Ford, Eleanor Parker, Roger Moore, Cecil Kellaway, Evelyn Ellis, Walter Baldwin; D: Curtis Bernhardt; W: William Ludwig, Sonya Levien; C: Paul Vogel. Oscars ‘55: Story & Screenplay.