Passed | | Biography, Drama, Music
This movie chronicles Australian-born opera star Marjorie Lawrence's success, her battle with polio, and her eventual career comeback.
The contract of Glenn Ford made it a condition that he receive top billing, which rightfully belonged to Eleanor Parker. Parker claimed she always cared more about the projects, than the billing, but this is one time she she very much wanted the credit as star of the movie. Parker's bitterness was no doubt a factor in her later claiming that that Ford shamelessly tried to upstage her at every chance, by walking away from her, and the camera, forcing her to turn her back to the camera to interact with him.
After her brother reprimands her for dating the doctor instead of the Count: "The trouble with you, Cyril is that my success is going to your head."
After Marjorie sings "Annie Laurie" and she wheels herself into the kitchen and she suggests a concert tour, right as she and Dr. King are embracing .