Cinema: The New Pictures, Jun. 14, 1954

The Student Prince (MGM) goes overbored with too much of everything—songs, singers, CinemaScope, Ansco Color and plot. Apparently not content with the original book and music, Producer Joe Pasternak put his writers to work plastering the story with additional coats of synthetic Teutonic whimsy. He selected Composer Nicholas Brodszky to show Sigmund Romberg how it should have been done by whipping out three new numbers, including an egregious ballad called I'll Walk with God, which is sung with straight-faced solemnity to the corpse of Louis Calhern. Actor Edmund Purdom plays the romantic Prince...

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