The life of Irish tenor Chauncey Olcott is chronicled from his childhood to his days as the toast of New York. In between, his rise to the top is complicated by romances with two women: his true love Rose Donovan and stage star Lillian Russell, who wants to make him a star.
A Giant Musical in Technicolor
Did You Know?
During the fight in the apartment, a wide shot shows a bad guy getting punched, sent across the room, and crashing into a small table, demolishing it. The very next shot shows the table once more intact and untouched until the same bad guy crashes into it again. See more
Music by Ernest Ball
and Chauncey Olcott
Lyrics by Rida Johnson Young
Played when Chauncey is saying goodbye to his mother and later sung by Dennis Morgan See more