Starring Oscar Levant: Humoresque
Introduction and comments following Humoresque, 1946, from Dave Karger and special guest Michael Feinstein.
Humoresque - (Original Trailer)
A classical musician from the slums is sidetracked by his love for a wealthy neurotic in Humoresque with Joan Crawford & John Garfield.
Humoresque (1947) -- (Movie Clip) Then You Think I'm Terrific?
Fresh from failing with a radio orchestra, Paul Boray (John Garfield, with maestro Isaac Stern's fingering) in a famous montage by director Jean Negulesco, then counseled by pianist friend Sid (Oscar Levant), in Humoresque, 1947.
Humoresque (1947) -- (Movie Clip) Wagner Is A Storm
For the first time in his own flashback, John Garfield appears as the mature New York working-class violinist Paul Boray, Eric DeLamarter his conductor, Joan Chandler his admiring fellow student Gina, Jean Negulesco directing, in Humoresque, 1947, starring Joan Crawford.
Humoresque (1947) -- (Movie Clip) I Spend My LIfe Doing Penance
His first private meeting at the invitation of New York socialite Helen Wright (Joan Crawford), gifted but gruff violinist Paul Boray (John Garfield) thanks her for the cigarette case she sent, and makes inquiries of his own, in Jean Negulescos Humoresque, 1947.
Humoresque (1947) -- (Movie Clip) All Kinds Of Animals
Top-billed Joan Crawford in her first scene as New York socialite Helen Wright, intrigued by ambitious but caustic violinist Paul Boray (John Garfield), come to her party seeking patrons, Oscar Levant his partner, in Jean Negulesco's Humoresque, 1947.