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One of the most popular and successful film biographies of the 1940s, Charles Vidor’s triumphant portrait of the composer Frederic Chopin is enriched throughout with the maestro’s sublime music and was nominated for no less than Six Academy Awards. Starring Cornel Wilde and Paul Muni, this musical masterpiece includes the B Minor Sonata, Revolutionary Etude and the ‘Heroic’ Polonaise.
"…the melodies, gorgeous Technicolor photography, opulent production and the seductive piano playing of Jose Iturbi…add up to a lush, irresistible experience." – Radio Times Guide To Films
"…Jose Iturbi’s playing…of Chopin’s music has a glorious sweep" – TV Times Film & Video Guide