The Great Caruso
The Great Caruso is a 1951 biographical film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and starring Mario Lanza as famous operatic tenor Enrico Caruso. The movie was directed by Richard Thorpe and produced by Joe Pasternak with Jesse L. Lasky as associate producer. The screenplay, by Sonya Levien and William Ludwig, was suggested by the biography Enrico Caruso His Life and Death by Dorothy Caruso, the tenor's widow. The original music was composed and arranged by Johnny Green and the cinematography by Joseph Ruttenberg. Costume design was by Helen Rose and Gile Steele.
|author||Sonya Levien William Ludwig|
|award||Academy Award for Best Sound|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Costume Design, Color Academy Award for Best Original Musical Score Academy Award for Best Sound|
|publisher||Loews Cineplex Entertainment|
|theme||biographical biographical drama musical|