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Eldfageln

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Eldfagein started out as a modest musical short subject, spotlighting the talents of dancer Ellen Rasch. During production it was expanded by several reels, then promoted as Sweden's first full-color feature film. To flesh out the running time, opera stars Tito Gobbi and Leon Bjorker perform several masterful arias. And, yes, there's a plot, the old chestnut about fame and fortune impeding the romance between a singer and a dancer. Storywise, Eldfagein is a crazy quilt; musically, it is consistently...more

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