Cinema: The New Pictures: Nov. 26, 1934

Evensong (Gaumont-British). Adapted from a novel by Beverley Nichols and a play by Nichols and Edward Knoblock, this picture mournfully examines the career of an opera singer (Evelyn Lave).* Irish-born Maggie O'Neill puts aside an Irish sweetheart for art's sake. At the behest of the impresario who launches her, the singer takes the name Irela. After a brilliant command performance in Vienna, she is about to run off with the Archduke Theodore when he learns his cousin Ferdinand has been assassinated in Sarajevo. Theodore marries into his own class. During the War...

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