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Mario Lanza

Mario Lanza


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For The First... The brilliance of one of the world's most beloved tenors and the exciting world... more info $15.96was $19.99 Buy Now

The Seven... Sumptuous photography, sensational singing from one of the world's greatest... more info $15.96was $19.99 Buy Now

Serenade ... Mario Lanza, Joan Fontaine. After a wealthy but fickle woman discovers a... more info $16.95was $19.99 Buy Now

The Great... Mario Lanza, Ann Blyth. This biopic of the legendary tenor Enrico Caruso... more info $15.96was $19.99 Buy Now

Because You're... He's in the army now! Heartthrob Renaldo Rossano (Mario Lanza) charismatic star... more info $15.96was $19.99 Buy Now

Eleanor... Eleanor Steber (1914-1990) is remembered as perhaps the greatest American... more info $13.95was $19.99 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died: October 7, 1959
Born: January 31, 1921 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Bird (1988)
Saxophone great Charlie Parker builds a career in jazz while fighting drug addiction.
For the First Time (1959) as Tonio Costa
While vacationing in disguise, an opera star falls in love with a deaf girl.
Seven Hills of Rome (1958) as Marc Revere
A television star finds love while trying to get away from it all in Rome.
Serenade (1956) as Damon Vicente
A rising opera star is torn between his wealthy benefactor and a poor innocent.
Because You're Mine (1952) as Renaldo Rossano
After being drafted, an opera star falls for his sergeant's sister.
The Great Caruso (1951) as Enrico Caruso
The legendary opera singer fights to win his place in society.
The Toast of New Orleans (1950) as Pepe Abellard Duvalle
A New Orleans fisherman fights snobbery to become an opera star.
That Midnight Kiss (1949) as Johnny Donnetti
A singing truck driver battles snobbery to become a star.

Music (feature film)

Glass Castle, The (2017)
Based on a memoir, four children struggle to grow up in a rambling, poverty-stricken, wildly unconventional environment overseen by their dysfunctional yet uniquely loving parents.
Zodiac (2007)
From 1966 to 1978, the Zodiac Killer claimed victim after victim in the San Francisco Bay area, repeatedly taunting law-enforcement authorities with direct messages bragging about his deeds. The killer is officially blamed for six murders, but claimed to have killed some 37 people and could have bee
Polar Express, The (2004)
A young boy lies awake in his room one snowy Christmas Eve, excited and alert. Breathing silently. Hardly moving. Waiting. He's listening for a sound he's afraid that he might never hear--the ringing bells of Santa's sleigh. The time is five minutes to midnight. Suddenly, the boy is startled by a thunderous roar. Clearing the mist from his window he sees the most amazing sight--a gleaming black train rumbles to a stop right in front of his house, the steam from its powerful engine hissing through the night sky and the softly falling snowflakes. The boy rushes outside, clad only in his pajamas and slippers, and is met by the train's conductor who seems to be waiting just for him. "Well, are you coming?" the conductor inquires. "Where?" the boy asks. "Why, to the North Pole--of course. This is the Polar Express!" What unfolds is an an adventure which follows a doubting young boy, who takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole; during this ride, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery which shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.
That Old Feeling (1997) as Song Performer ("O Sole Mio")
A young woman is about to marry a very straight-laced rising young politician. Her long divorced parents (with their current spouces) attend the wedding and the old sparks begin to ignite between them.
Only The Lonely (1991) as Song Performer ("Sorrento")
A possessive mother tries desperately to keep her son from marrying.
Just Me and Mario (1990) as Song Performer
A zany neighbor intrudes on the life of a socially awkward introvert.
Mario Lanza Story, The (1989) as Music Performer
Mario Lanza Story, The (1989) as Music

Misc. Crew (feature film)

The Student Prince (1954) as Singing voice double for Edmund Purdom
A prince falls in love with a barmaid during his last fling before assuming the crown.

Cast (short)

Mario Lanza and the Boy Choir Singing "Ave Maria" from The Great Caruso (1951)
Mario Lanza and a choir of boys sing "Ave Marie" in this short clip taken from "The Great Caruso" (1951).

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