Balalaika (1939): Operetta about 1917 Revolution Starring Nelson Eddy


Starring Nelson Eddy and Ilona Massey, Reinhard Schunzel’s “Balalaika” is a mediocre operetta about the 1917 Russian Revolution and a group of exiles in Paris, played by Charles Ruggles and Frank Morgan.

Oscar Nominations: 1  

Sound Recording, Douglas Shearer

Oscar Context

The winner of the Sound Oscar was the film “When Tomorrow Comes.”