Carnegie Hall (1947) - (Movie Clip) Lily Pons
The narrative featuring Marsha Hunt nearly abandoned here, in favor of the performance by the French-born soprano Lily Pons, singing from one of her signature roles, from Delibes' "Lakme," in the 1947 tribute to the famous theater, Carnegie Hall.
Carnegie Hall (1947) -- (Movie Clip) I Just Don't Feel It Your Way
The opening scene, joining near the middle of a convoluted narrative, Hans Yaray at the piano, Harold Dyrenforth playing the conductor Walter Damrosch, and Marsha Hunt who is, at this stage, just an Irish immigrant maid, in director Edgar G. Ulmer's elaborate all-star tribute to Carnegie Hall, 1947.
Carnegie Hall (1947) -- (Movie Clip) Artur Rubinstein
Possibly the heftiest piece in the picture, the celebrated pianist plays Chopin's "Heroic" Polonaise, the director Edgar G. Ulmer feeling it as well, in the loosely-dramatic mostly-performance tribute film Carnegie Hall, 1947.
Carnegie Hall (1947) -- (Movie Clip) From Your Own Private Box
Marsha Hunt narrates as Irish "Nora," recalling her first night in America, greeted by conductor Damrosch (Harold Dyrenforth), who arranged for her to see Tchaikovsky, during the 1891 opening week, in Edgar G. Ulmer's tribute film, Carnegie Hall, 1947.
Carnegie Hall (1947) -- (Movie Clip) Rise Stevens
Marsha Hunt is a maid on the staff, mother of an aspiring pianist (William Prince), their chat leading to another performance, by mezzo-soprano Rise Stevens, star of the Metropolitan Opera, with a selection from her celebrated interpretation of Bizet's "Carmen," in Carnegie Hall, 1947.