Melody Man (1930)

Genres - Musical  |   Run Time - 75 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this drama, a Viennese composer kills his wife and her lover in a jealous rage, and then heads for the US with his daughter where he becomes a successful musician in a Broadway restaurant. Eighteen years later, his grown daughter gets a job as an arranger for a jazz combo. The trouble begins when she and her boyfriend arrange one of her father's old tunes. It becomes popular, and the Austrian authorities follow up on it and capture the criminal composer.

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killing, composer, daughter, employment, jazz, jealousy, justice, lover, murder, music, player [sports], restaurant, wife