Opera star Ris? Stevens makes her big-screen debut opposite Nelson Eddy in this rollicking adaptation of Ferenc Moln?r's The Guardsman set to The Chocolate Soldier's glorious score. Hungary's most popular musical comedy team, Karl Lang (Eddy) and Maria Lanyi (Stevens) are married to the stage as well as to each other. But after six months of wedded..
The Merry Widow with no singing? A silent version of an operetta may seem an unlikely venture, but this vivacious hit proved that the right ingredients make for an irresistible romantic souffl?. Those ingredients include Erich von Stroheim's stylish direction (in his first film after Greed), ex-Ziegfeld bombshell Mae Murray in her best role, a star..