Cinema: New Picture: Aug. 7, 1939

They Shall Have Music (United Artists-Samuel Goldwyn) is a triumphant answer to the current Hollywood theory that it is impossible to make a good picture about a great musical celebrity. Choosing one of the greatest, 38-year-old Violinist Jascha Heifetz, Producer Samuel ("The Touch") Goldwyn provided the most obvious touch of all: Heifetz as himself, a sombre, undemonstrative young man with a fiddle which he plays as well as anyone in the world can play one. Instead of the story which eventually killed operatic pictures—plucking a well-known star off the Metropolitan stage, dousing him...

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