Evensong


1h 27m 1934

Film Details

Release Date
Dec 15, 1934
Premiere Information
London opening: Sep 1934; New York opening: week of 16 Nov 1934
Production Company
Gaumont-British Picture Corp.
Distribution Company
Fox Film Corp.
Country
Great Britain and United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the play Evensong by Edward Knoblock and Beverly Nichols (London, 30 Jun 1932).

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 27m
Color
Black and White
Film Length
7,666ft

Synopsis

The life of opera diva Irela is traced from her teen-age days, as she tries to break into show business. Under the influence of her manager Kober, she forsakes love for the benefit of her successful career. Finally, she dies in her backstage dressing room, as she hears the audience cheering another, younger singer performing in her place.

Film Details

Release Date
Dec 15, 1934
Premiere Information
London opening: Sep 1934; New York opening: week of 16 Nov 1934
Production Company
Gaumont-British Picture Corp.
Distribution Company
Fox Film Corp.
Country
Great Britain and United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the play Evensong by Edward Knoblock and Beverly Nichols (London, 30 Jun 1932).

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 27m
Color
Black and White
Film Length
7,666ft

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Notes

The film was released in Great Britain by Gaumont-British. The source material itself was adapted from the novel by Beverly Nichols. Modern sources include Producer Michael Balcon and Sound A. C. O'Donoghue in the production.