So This Is Love

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  • Approved
  • 1953
  • 1 hr 41 min
  • 6.0  (251)

So This Is Love is a musical biopic film released in 1953, that follows the life of one of the most beloved figures of American culture, the famous opera singer Grace Moore. Directed by Gordon Douglas and starring Kathryn Grayson as Moore, along with Merv Griffin and Joan Weldon, this film portrays the journey of a small-town girl who dreamed of becoming a world-renowned opera star. With the help of her strong determination and talent, she eventually achieved success and acclaim in the world of opera.

The movie begins with Grace Moore's childhood growing up in a humble farm in Tennessee, where her family struggled to make ends meet. From a young age, Grace shows great musical talent, and her mother encourages her to pursue her dream of singing professionally, even when her father disapproves. Grace's resolve and passion for music are strengthened after her mother dies, and she moves to Washington, D.C. to attend music school.

It is in Washington where Grace meets Johnny Morgan, her love interest portrayed by Merv Griffin, a humble piano player who helps her become a star. Johnny supports Grace in her goals and helps her get her first opera role, which leads to her concert debut at the Metropolitan Opera. They both fall in love, but their relationship faces challenges due to the demanding nature of their careers.

Throughout the film, viewers get to experience Grace's struggle for acceptance in the opera world and see how she battles with her insecurities. Since she comes from a poor background, many snobs in the industry look down on her, making her initially feel unworthy. However, she overcomes these struggles, and with her undeniable talent, determination, and the support of Johnny, she becomes a successful international opera singer, getting to perform in some of the most prestigious concert halls all over the world.

The film features some of Moore's most famous songs, including "One Kiss," "La Ci Darem La Mano," and "My Hero," which further makes it a must-see for opera enthusiasts. The musical numbers are some of the highlights of the movie, featuring exceptional sets and costumes, and Kathryn Grayson's beautiful soprano voice. Her voice carries the power and soul of Grace Moore's performances, securing her a place in the history of American opera.

Overall, So This Is Love is an engaging and inspiring movie that shows how determination, talent, and hard work can help an individual rise above their struggles and triumph in life. Grayson and Griffin's performances are excellent, making it a tearjerker for audiences invested in their love story. The film is also a tribute to Moore's legacy and a must-see for opera enthusiasts and music lovers alike.

So This Is Love is a 1953 musical with a runtime of 1 hour and 41 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.0.

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    6.0  (251)