The Great Caruso
The Great Caruso (1951)

The film traces Naples-born Caruso's ascension from adolescent choir singer to the uppermost ranks of the opera world. Caruso is brought to America, getting off to a bad start by inadvertently insulting the impresario (Carl Benton Reid)… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: April 1, 2008
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Emanuel Levy

This conventional biopic of the famous Italian tenro was one of 1951's biggest commercial hits due to Mario Lanza's popularity at the time.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Hits a few high notes over the music but hits too many low notes after fudging the biography with too much fictionalization.

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jay nixon
Fictional hokum as far as the story of the real Caruso's life but Mario is in beautiful voice and isn't that what you're watching for anyway.