Chaplin saw his film as a throwback to the shipboard romances that were popular in the 1930s, and wrote "This Is My Song" with the intent of evoking that era. To reinforce the evocation, Chaplin was determined to have Al Jolson sing the song—so determined that he only accepted the information that Jolson had died on 23 October 1950 when shown a photograph of Jolson's tombstone.
22/02/2013 · Unfinished Song: Directed by Paul Andrew Williams. With Terence Stamp, Vanessa Redgrave, Gemma Arterton, Barry Martin. Grumpy pensioner Arthur honors his recently deceased wife's passion for performing by joining the unconventional local choir to which she used to belong, a process that helps him build bridges with his estranged son, James.
Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans is now widely considered by film critics and historians to be one of the greatest films ever made. Poster art by Adam McDaniel, featured at the 90th anniversary screening of the film, hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences in March 2018.
Swan Song is a 2021 American science fiction romantic drama film written and directed by Benjamin Cleary (in his feature directorial debut). The film stars Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Awkwafina, Glenn Close, and Adam Beach. Swan Song was released in select cinemas and on Apple TV+ on December 17, 2021.
Aurora (Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans) è un film del 1927 diretto da Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau. È il primo film di Murnau girato ad Hollywood ed è considerato tra i suoi capolavori.
Day-O (Banana Boat Song) è un canto popolare giamaicano, appartenente al genere calypso, e cantato, nella sua più nota esecuzione, da Harry Belafonte. È una canzone che rappresenta un momento della vita dei lavoratori portuali del turno di notte che, dopo aver caricato la nave bananiera, facendosi ormai giorno, vogliono tornare a casa.
Origin. The song is widely considered to be a traditional ballad. It was first published in 1910 in John Lomax's Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads.. The lyrics appear to be primarily descended from an Irish folk song of the late 18th century called "The Unfortunate Rake", which also evolved (with a time signature change and completely different melody) into the New Orleans standard "St ...