Sweethearts is a 1938 musical romance directed by W.S. Van Dyke, starring Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy. The screenplay, by Dorothy Parker and Alan Campbell, uses the “play within a play” device: a contemporary Broadway production of the 1913 Victor Herbert operetta is the setting for another pair of sweethearts, the stars of the show. Broadway stars Gwen Marlow and Ernest Lane are appearing in a 6-year run of Victor Herbert's operetta Sweethearts . They are also very much in love after six years of marriage. Norman Trumpett is a successful Hollywood talent scout under pressure to...
|Release date:||December 22, 1938|
|Directed by:||Woody Van Dyke, Robert Z. Leonard|
|Music by:||Victor Herbert, Herbert Stothart|
|Screenplay by:||Dorothy Parker, Alan Campbell|