The Broken Melody
A film with music rather than a musical, this is one of the few films of the 1930s that tries to depict the Depression’s effect on real people. Down on their luck musicians, played by Lloyd Hughes and Diana Du Cane, are separated by opportunity before fate brings them back together.
See more events in Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits program.
The exhibition Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits is on at the National Portrait Gallery from 10 November 2017 to 4 March 2018.