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Title of the Film EVENSONG
Alternative Titles PRIMADONNA
English Titles  
Year of Release 1934
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 82
Length (in meters) 2332
Colour b/w
Genre Musical, Drama
Based on/Source Play by Beverley Nichols, Edward Knoblock
Production Companies Gaumont-British Picture Corporation
Director Victor Saville
Cast Evelyn Laye, Fritz Kortner, Carl Esmond, Alice Delysia, Muriel Aked
Literature Jewish Chronicle, 14 September 1934
Times, 17 September 1934
Kinematograph Weekly, 20 September 1934
Film Weekly, 21 September 1934
Picturegoer Weekly, 29 September 1934
Monthly Film Bulletin, September 1934
London Mercury, October 1934
New York Times, 17 November 1934
Picturegoer Weekly, 24 November 1934
Pariser Tageblatt, 30 November 1934
Special notes Music: Mischa Spoliansky
Art director: Alfred Junge
Director of photography: Mutz Greenbaum
"Settings are picturesque and the camera work exceptionally good." (Lionel Collier, Picturegoer Weekly, 29 September 1934)

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