• I Dream Too Much (1935)

I Dream Too Much

Release Date: 1935

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

Opera student Annette Monard (Lily Pons) accidentally meets American composer Jonathan Street (Henry Fonda), and in a buoyant, alcohol-fueled evening, the couple marries. Sincerely falling in love, Jonathan encourages the talented Annette to sing -- yet when his own attempt at an opera fails, Jonathan lashes out at Annette's success. Despite her husband's jealousy, Annette embarks on a successful career that allows her to secretly fund Jonathan's opera, bringing their marriage to a crisis.

Cast: Lily Pons, Henry Fonda, Eric Blore, Osgood Perkins, Lucien Littlefield, Lucille Ball, Mischa Auer, Paul Porcasi

Director: John Cromwell

Genres: Musical comedy

Production Co: RKO Radio Pictures Inc.

Keywords: Rise, 1930s, Wife, Marriage, Melodramatic, Passionate, Rivalry, Husband, Fall, Competition

Awards

Nominated Sound Recording