The Firefly (1937)

Genres - Action, Musical, Romance, Spy Film  |   Sub-Genres - Musical Drama  |   Release Date - Sep 1, 1937 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 140 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this adaptation of the operetta by Rudolf Friml, secret agent Nina Maria Azara (Jeannette MacDonald) is working undercover for the King of Spain as a singer known as the "Mosca del Fuego" or "Firefly." Her mission is to uncover Napoleon's plot to invade Spain before it is too late. This film features a variety of songs including "Donkey Serenade," "Love Is Like a Firefly," " and "When a Maid Comes Knocking At Your Heart."

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dance [art], espionage, love, nobility, romance, songwriter