Great Waltz, The (Film) 1938

Variant title: The Life of Johann Strauss

Biographical musical depicting the life of Johann Strauss, with Albertina Rasch ballet sequences.

Production Credits
Role Person
Choreographer Albertina RaschListed on cue sheet:
Arranger Dimitri TiomkinListed on cue sheet:

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Composer Johann StraussListed on cue sheet:

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Composer Dimitri TiomkinListed on cue sheet:

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Lyricist Oscar Hammerstein IIListed on cue sheet:

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Title Status
The Bat Published
Du and Du Published
I’m in Love with Vienna Published
One Day When We Were Young Published
Polka Published
Tales from the Vienna Woods Published
There’ll Come a Time Published
Scene Music for The Great Waltz Published
Vienna Woods Published
The Great Waltz Published
Revolutionary March Published
Blue Danube Montage Published
Dommayer’s Cafe Published
Title Image
Belgian Movie Poster
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Belgian Movie Poster Copy
Description:Copy
Lobby Card 2A
Description:
Lobby Card 2B
Description:Second in the Second Sequence of Lobby Card Sets.
Lobby Card 2C
Description:Third in the Second Sequence of Lobby Card Sets.
Lobby Card 2D
Description:Fourth in the Second Sequence of Lobby Card Sets.
Lobby Card 2E
Description:Fifth in the Second Sequence of Lobby Card Sets.
Lobby Card 2F
Description:Sixth in the Second Sequence of Lobby Card Sets.
Lobby Card 2G
Description:Seventh in the Second Sequence of Lobby Card Sets.
Lobby Card 2H
Description:Eighth in the Second Sequence of Lobby Card Sets.
Lobby Card 3A
Description:First in the Third Sequence of Lobby Card Sets.
Lobby Card 3B
Description:Second in the Third Sequence of Lobby Card Sets.
Lobby Card 3C
Description:Third in the Third Sequence of Lobby Card Sets.
Lobby Card 3D
Description:Fourth in the Third Sequence of Lobby Card Sets.
Lobby Card 3E
Description:Fifth in the Third Sequence of Lobby Card Sets.
Lobby Card 3F
Description:Sixth in the Third Sequence of Lobby Card Sets.
Lobby Card 3G
Description:Seventh in the Third Sequence of Lobby Card Sets.
Lobby Card 3H
Description:Eighth in the Third Sequence of Lobby Card Sets.
Lobby Card A
Description:First in a First Sequence of Lobby Card Sets.
Lobby Card B
Description:Second in Sequence of Lobby Card Set.
Lobby Card C
Description:Third in Sequence of Lobby Card Set.
Lobby Card D
Description:Fourth in Sequence of Lobby Card Set.
Lobby Card E
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Lobby Card F
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Lobby Card G
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Lobby Card H
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One Sheet – US
Description:
Will Come Soon!
Description: Coming Soon!
Will Come Soon!
Description: title card
Will Come Soon!
Description: press sheet
Will Come Soon!
Description: 17 1/2 x 24 foldout cover from French magazine, Pour Vous (No. 535, 15 Feb. 1939)
Will Come Soon!
Description: sheet music (I’m in Love with Vienna; One Day When We Were Young)

  • Cue Sheet
located in the Tiomkin Collection at USC
Total Time:
46 minutes, 30 seconds

Cue Title Reel Part Usage Timing Collaborators
1 Main Title
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Instrumental Entire 2:30
Johann Strauss
(Composer)
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)
2 I’m in Love With Vienna
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Vocal Partial :15
Johann Strauss
(Composer)
Oscar Hammerstein II
(Lyricist)


Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

3 Strauss Debut
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Instrumental Entire 1:30
Johann Strauss
(Composer)
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)
4 Dommayer’s Cafe
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Instrumental Entire 3:45
Johann Strauss
(Composer)
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)
5 Polka
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Vocal Entire 1:30
Johann Strauss
(Composer)
Oscar Hammerstein II
(Lyricist)


Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

6 I’m in Love With Vienna
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Visual Vocal Entire 1:30
Johann Strauss
(Composer)
Oscar Hammerstein II
(Lyricist)


Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

7 Dommayer’s Cafe, Part 2
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Instrumental Entire :15
Johann Strauss
(Composer)
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)
8 I’m in Love With Vienna
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Visual Vocal Partial :30
Oscar Hammerstein II
(Lyricist)
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)


Johann Strauss
(Composer)

9 Dommayer’s Cafe, Part 3
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Instrumental Partial :30
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)
Johann Strauss
(Composer)
10 Gotteried Cafe
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Instrumental Entire :45
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Composer)
11 There’ll Come a Time
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Vocal Partial :15
Oscar Hammerstein II
(Lyricist)
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)


Johann Strauss
(Composer)

12 There’ll Come a Time
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Vocal Entire 4:00
Oscar Hammerstein II
(Lyricist)
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)


Johann Strauss
(Composer)

13 Polka
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Vocal Partial :15
Oscar Hammerstein II
(Lyricist)
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)


Johann Strauss
(Composer)

14 Artist’s Life – Grotesque
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Vocal Entire :30
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)
Johann Strauss
(Composer)
15 Main Title
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Instrumental Partial :30
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)
Johann Strauss
(Composer)
16 Revolutionary March
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Vocal Partial :45
Oscar Hammerstein II
(Lyricist)
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)


Johann Strauss
(Composer)

17 Revolutionary March
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Vocal Partial :15
Oscar Hammerstein II
(Lyricist)
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)


Johann Strauss
(Composer)

18 Birth of the Vienna Woods
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Instrumental Vocal Entire 4:15
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)
Johann Strauss
(Composer)
19 Introduction – Tales From the Vienna Woods
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Instrumental Entire :30
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)
Johann Strauss
(Composer)
20 Tales From the Vienna Woods
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Vocal Entire 6:45
Oscar Hammerstein II
(Lyricist)
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)


Johann Strauss
(Composer)

21 Nocturne
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Instrumental Entire :45
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)
Johann Strauss
(Composer)
22 Revolutionary March
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Vocal Partial :30
Oscar Hammerstein II
(Lyricist)
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)


Johann Strauss
(Composer)

23 One Day When We Were Young
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Visual Instrumental Partial :45
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)
Johann Strauss
(Composer)
24 I’m in Love With Vienna
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Visual Vocal Partial :15
Oscar Hammerstein II
(Lyricist)
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)


Johann Strauss
(Composer)

25 One Day When We Were Young
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Visual Vocal Partial 1:30
Oscar Hammerstein II
(Lyricist)
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)


Johann Strauss
(Composer)

26 Du Und Du
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Vocal Partial 1:30
Oscar Hammerstein II
(Lyricist)
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)


Johann Strauss
(Composer)

27 The Bat
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Vocal Partial :15
Oscar Hammerstein II
(Lyricist)
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)


Johann Strauss
(Composer)

28 Du Und Du
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Vocal Partial 1:00
Oscar Hammerstein II
(Lyricist)
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)


Johann Strauss
(Composer)

29 The Bat
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Vocal Entire 2:00
Oscar Hammerstein II
(Lyricist)
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)


Johann Strauss
(Composer)

30 One Day When We Were Young
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Visual Vocal Partial 1:45
Oscar Hammerstein II
(Lyricist)
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)


Johann Strauss
(Composer)

31 Blue Danube
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Instrumental Entire 3:15
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)
Johann Strauss
(Composer)
32 Tales From the Vienna Woods
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Vocal Partial :30
Oscar Hammerstein II
(Lyricist)
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)


Johann Strauss
(Composer)

33 One Day When We Were Young
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Visual Vocal Partial :30
Oscar Hammerstein II
(Lyricist)
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)


Johann Strauss
(Composer)

34 Tales From the Vienna Woods
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Vocal Partial :15
Oscar Hammerstein II
(Lyricist)
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)


Johann Strauss
(Composer)

35 I’m in Love With Vienna
Description: Coming Soon
0 0 Vocal Partial :45
Oscar Hammerstein II
(Lyricist)
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)


Johann Strauss
(Composer)

  • Tiomkin Collection at USC
Box
Storage Contents Storage Number
Original musical sketches by Dimitri Tiomkin, holograph; click track notes-timing, holograph. [conductor’s part?], ditto; song, “When We Were Young,” lyric by Oscar Hammerstein II, music by Dimitri Tiomkin, based on Johann Strauss melody, ditto, 4 p.; same, sheet music, 4 p., 2 copies (advance artist copies).Carbon typescripts: 2 p. of screenplay? or treatment?, 1 p. of continuity (cutting?), and 1 p. memo, December 27, 1938, regarding “Tales From the Vienna Wood” sequence; also photostat of musical sketches.

Orchestral parts, holograph, in the hands of the copyist.

Ditto for music [conductor’s part?] “Dommayer’s Café,” adapted and arranged by Dimitri Tiomkin, 13 p.

3 copies of “Revolutionary March (Procession No. 1),” lyric by Oscar Hammerstein II, music by Johann Strauss, paraphrase by Dimitri Tiomkin, ditto.

Ditttos of original score (incomplete) and various sequences, including following vocal pieces with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and music adapted and arranged by Dimitri Tiomkin:
“Du und Du,”
“Voices of Spring,”
“The Bat,”
“Tales from the Woods,”
“One Day When We Were Young,”
“Polka,”
“I’m in Love with Vienne,”
“Finale.”

Holograph music timing notes. (1 page)

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CD
Storage Contents Storage Number
MGM 24855 Dommayer’s Cafe / Artist’s Life
MGM 24874 Gottfried’s Minuet Scene …”
MGM 24887 The Great Waltz
MGM 24901 Tales of the Vienna Woods
MGM 24906 Intro. Vienna Woods scene
MGM 23843 Strauss Mad Horses (disc broken)
MGM 24908 One Day When We Were Young
MGM 24928 Dommayer’s Cafe Scene …”
MGM 24931 Intro. Strauss Debut …”
MGM 24937 Du und Du Finale and Fledermaus
MGM 24938 Polka, I’m in Love with Vienna
MGM 24954 Du and Du …” Dimitri Tiomkin adaptation of music by Johann StraussNotes: 80 rpm discs played at 78 rpm Tape log in box. Photocopy in CD case.
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Old CD # 9 Music cues 95
MGM 25007 Revolutionary March Scene Proc. 1
MGM 25008 Revolutionary March Scene Proc. 2 …”
MGM 25044 The Great Waltz (Finale) …”
MGM 25136 The Great Waltz
MGM 25161 Blue Danube Montage
MGM 25162 The Great Waltz
MGM 25166 There’ll Come a Time
MGM 25172 One Day When We Were Young
MGM 25221 Vienna Woods Dimitri Tiomkin adaptation of music by Johann StraussNotes: 80 rpm discs played at 78 rpm Tape log in box. Photocopy in CD case.
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Oscar Hammerstein — The legacy (The Operettas).Contains song: “One Day When We Were Young,” (track 23) sung by Richard Tauber with orchestral accompaniment.

Notes: Pavilion records GEM 1031.

DVD
Storage Contents Storage Number
From China.
Music Sketch
Storage Contents Storage Number
Conductor
Open-Reel-Audio
Storage Contents Storage Number
MGM 24855 Dommayer’s Cafe / Artist’s Life
MGM 24874 Gottfried’s Minuet Scene …”
MGM 24887 The Great Waltz
MGM 24901 Tales of the Vienna Woods
MGM 24906 Intro. Vienna Woods scene
MGM 23843 Strauss Mad Horses (disc broken)
MGM 24908 One Day When We Were Young
MGM 24928 Dommayer’s Cafe Scene …”
MGM 24931 Intro. Strauss Debut …”
MGM 24937 Du und Du Finale and Fledermaus
MGM 24938 Polka, I’m in Love with Vienna
MGM 24954 Du and Du …” Dimitri Tiomkin adaptation of music by Johann StraussNotes: 80 rpm discs played at 78 rpm – Tape log in box. Photocopy in CD case.
14-1
Music cues 95
MGM 25007 Revolutionary March Scene Proc. 1
MGM 25008 Revolutionary March Scene Proc. 2 …”
MGM 25044 The Great Waltz (Finale) …”
MGM 25136 The Great Waltz
MGM 25161 Blue Danube Montage
MGM 25162 The Great Waltz
MGM 25166 There’ll Come a Time
MGM 25172 One Day When We Were Young
MGM 25221 Vienna Woods Dimitri Tiomkin adaptation of music by Johann StraussNotes: 80 rpm discs played at 78 rpm – Tape log in box. Photocopy in CD case.
15-1
VHS
Storage Contents Storage Number
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