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The Sunday Musical: A Song to Remember


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Starring Cornel Wilde, Merle Oberon, Paul Muni

The young Frederic Chopin - an ardent patriot - is forced to leave Poland and goes to Paris where he meets and falls in love with Madame George Sand - the most unconventional literary figure of the day. Out of the tensions of his private existence brilliant music pours forth, until he eventually returns to the cause of Polish nationalism.


Writer/Producer: Sidney Buchman
Director: Charles Vidor
Frederic Chopin: Cornel Wilde
Prof Joseph Elsner: Paul Muni
Constantia: Nina Foch
Louis Pleyel: George Coulouris
Madame George Sand: Merle Oberon
Franz Liszt: Stephen Bekassy
Henri Dupont: Sig Arno

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