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Prelude A La Gloire


Former documentary director [[Performer~P98449~George Lacombe~georgeslacombe]] was at his professional peak in the early 1950s, as witness [[Performer~P98449~Lacombe~georgeslacombe]]'s excellent Prelude a la Gloire. Famed symphony conductor Roberto Benzi stars as Roberto, a young bricklayer who aspires to a musical career. Discovered by ageing orchestra leader Marachal (Debucourt), Roberto is groomed as Marachal's protegee. The protagonist then falls into the hands of a less-talented composer...more