Great Victor Herbert (1939): Biopic of Famous Composer

In this biopic of the famous composer Victor Herbert, Walter Connolly plays the lead, and Mary Martin Allan Jones the romantic couple.

Director Andrew L. Stone and his Paramount team have assembled over a dozen songs of Herbert’s hits, including Äh, Sweet Mystery of Life,” “Tramp! Tramp! Tramp1″and “Sweethearts.”

Oscar Nominations: 3

Cinematography (b/w): Victor Milner

Sound Recording: Loren Ryder

Score: Phil Boutelic and Arthur Lange


Oscar Awards: None


Oscar Context:

Gregg Toland won the Cinematography Oscar for Wuthering Heights.

Stagecoach won the Best Score, and When Tomorrow Comes received Best Sound.