Champagne Waltz (1937) - Rotten Tomatoes

Champagne Waltz (1937)





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In this musical, conflict ensues after an American jazz band takes Vienna by storm. The venerable Strauss family is appalled that the city so quickly abandons its traditional waltzes for the newfangled popular music. A competition between the disparate musical forms begins.


Gladys Swarthout
as Elsa Strauss
Fred MacMurray
as Buzzy Bellew
Jack Oakie
as Happy Gallagher
as Anna
Frank Forest
as Karl Lieberlich
Fritz Leiber
as Franz Strauss
James Burke
as Mr. Scribner
Maude Eburne
as Mrs. Scribner
Guy Bates Post
as Lumvedder
Michael Visaroff
as Ivanovitch
Sam Savitsky
as Chief of Police
Henry Roquemore
as Moustache
Russ Powell
as Moustache
Stanley Price
as Johann Strauss
Rudolph Anders
as Emperor Franz Joseph
Nick Lukats
as Young Man
Henry Manna
as Heinrich
Tony Merlo
as Headwaiter
Raymond Brown
as Commissionaire
Herman Bing
as Max Snellinek
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Critic Reviews for Champagne Waltz

All Critics (2)

Jazz band versus Strauss waltzers. The final scene, in which the two bands literally merge, is the funniest piece of Hollywood's unconscious self-satire ever filmed.

April 22, 2020 | Full Review…

If the theme is old, the treatment is original.

September 26, 2019 | Full Review…

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