Waltzes from Vienna (Strauss' Great Waltz)
Waltzes from Vienna (Strauss' Great Waltz) (1933)

Anxious to finish off his contract with British International Pictures, Alfred Hitchcock agreed to direct Waltzes from Vienna, a schmaltzy musical about "waltz king" Joseph Strauss and his son Joseph Jr. Edmund Gwenn stars as the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1933
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Emanuel Levy

This anomaly of a musical biopic is one of Hitchcock's few weak films that even he did not like.

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Fernando F. Croce

The perception of it as a fumbled trifle is dismissed as soon as Hitchcock lays out the artist's dilemma, the kind that would keep hounding him: "Either you're a musician, or a confectioner."

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A soppy, ineffectual musical.

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Anthony Lawrie
Waltzes from Vienna has hints of Hitchcock's greatness. His use of light and shadow, his signature cuts and compositions and his sense of humour are all… More