Song Without End (1960) - Rotten Tomatoes

Song Without End (1960)




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Movie Info

This is the film biography of the gifted classical composer Franz Liszt. He loves a bevy of women as his arrogance infuriates his fellow musicians and composers.

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Dirk Bogarde
as Franz Liszt
as Princess Carolyne Wittgenstein
Patricia Morison
as Georges Sand
Ivan Desny
as Prince Nicholas
Geneviève Page
as Countess Marie D'Agoult
Martita Hunt
as Grand Duchess
Lyndon Brook
as Richard Wagner
Walter Rilia
as Archbishop
Albert Rueprecht
as Prince Felix Lichnowsky
Marcel Dalio
as Chelard
Katherine Squire
as Anna Liszt
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Critic Reviews for Song Without End

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

A must-see motion picture for music lovers, an enriching experience for family audiences, and a particularly compelling attraction for social security eligibles.

July 6, 2010 | Full Review…

Anyone moved by musical richness and pictorial splendor should go quite nutty over this film.

May 9, 2005 | Full Review…

Most of the venerable Hollywood clichés about the night-thoughts of musical geniuses are doggedly repeated, and some of the concert-hall excerpts are annoyingly brief. On the whole, though, it's an item worth seeing and hearing.

October 29, 2019 | Full Review…

The great music is THE thing in this musical biography.

March 23, 2008 | Rating: 4/5

History is bunk, and the conception of creative genius as half-baked as, say, a Ken Russell film, in that it's purely love that makes the music flow.

May 24, 2003 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Song Without End

Often ponderous and deathly slow but Liszt's music makes up for a great deal.

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