Song of Scheherazade is a 1947 musical film directed by Walter Reisch. It tells the story of an imaginary episode in the life of the Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov , in 1865, when he was a young naval officer on shore leave in Morocco. It also features Yvonne De Carlo as a Spanish dancer named Cara de Talavera, Eve Arden as her mother, and Brian Donlevy as the ship's captain. Charles Kullman , a tenor with the Metropolitan Opera, plays the ship's doctor, Klin, who sings two of Rimsky-Korsakov's melodies. Rimsky-Korsakov was indeed a naval officer, but the film otherwise bears no...
|Release date:||February 26, 1947|
|Directed by:||Walter Reisch|
|Music by:||Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Miklós Rózsa|
|Cinematography:||Hal Mohr, William V. Skall|