Carnegie Hall
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Carnegie Hall
Auteur theorists who've charted the career of "cult" director Edgar G. Ulmer have seldom mentioned Carnegie Hall, simply because it was more expensive than most of Ulmer's films and thus can't be regarded a "low-budget masterpiece." The wafer-thin plotline concerns a young immigrant woman (Marsha Hunt) who takes a job as a Carnegie Hall cleaning woman. Her love of music leads her to a better job in the Hall, and after several years she rises to the position of concert organizer. The woman uses her clout to promote her own son's career as a pianist. Carnegie… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Brilliant visual style meets great music in one of the little known gems of the 1940's."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"70-odd minutes worth of dismal drama and 60-odd minutes of sometimes breathtaking performances from some of the most important names in classical music of that era."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"The dialogue is unintentionally funny."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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