Melba

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Melba is a 1953 musical biopic drama film of the life of Australian-born soprano Nellie Melba, written by Harry Kurnitz and directed by Lewis Milestone for Horizon Pictures, marking the film debut of the Metropolitan Opera's Patrice Munsel.

Melba is a 1953 musical biopic drama film of the life of Australian-born soprano Nellie Melba, written by Harry Kurnitz and directed by Lewis Milestone for Horizon Pictures, marking the film debut of the Metropolitan Opera's Patrice Munsel.

Original Release

08/07/1953

Cast

Patrice Munsel Nellie Melba
Robert Morley Oscar Hammerstein I
Sybil Thorndike Queen Victoria
Theodore Bikel Paul Brotha
Martita Hunt Mme. Marchesi
John Justin Eric Walton
John McCallum Charles Armstrong
Robert Rietty
Alec Clunes Cesar Carlton
Joseph Tomelty Thomas Mitchell
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Lewis Milestone

Writers

Harry Kurnitz

Cast

Patrice Munsel Nellie Melba
Robert Morley Oscar Hammerstein I
Sybil Thorndike Queen Victoria
Theodore Bikel Paul Brotha
Martita Hunt Mme. Marchesi
John Justin Eric Walton
John McCallum Charles Armstrong
Robert Rietty
Alec Clunes Cesar Carlton
Joseph Tomelty Thomas Mitchell
Beatrice Varley Aunt Catherine
Violette Elvin Prima Ballerina
Cecile Chevreau Annette

Producers

Sam Spiegel Producer

Editors

Bill Lewthwaite

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