The Broken Melody


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Paul Verlaine a struggling composer (JOHN GARRICK) is supported by Germaine (MERLE OBERON) who is secretly in love with him. She encourages him to write and sing more modern
songs and after enjoying a little success he is discovered and seduced by famous actress Simone St Cloud (MARGOT GRAHAME) who he then marries. The marriage is doomed from the start and Paul Verlaine kills his wife’s lover and is sent to Devils Island. He escapes and realising his hidden love for Germaine he writes a successful musical based on his life’s experiences – but can the story have a happy ending???

Directed By
Bernard Vorhaus

Produced By
Julius Hagen

John Garrick – Paul Verlaine
Margot Grahame – Simone St. Cloud
Merle Oberon – Germaine Brissard
Austin Trevor – Pierre Falaise
Charles Carson – Colonel Dubonnet
Harry Terry – Henri
Andreas Malandrinos – M. Brissard
Toni Edgar-Bruce – Vera
Conway Dixon – Colonel’s Friend
Stella Rho – Lisette – Simone’s Maid
Kynaston Reeves – Colonel Fitzroy

Year of Production

Running Time: 1hr 18mins approx
Black & White
Format: 4×3
Region: 0
Sound: Dual Mono
Encryption: CSS

Additional information

Weight 0.101 kg
Dimensions 13.5 × 19.5 × 1.5 cm