No pretensions. No tantrums. Marjorie Lawrence is a prima donna in the most professional sense of the term. Shes a foremost Wagnerian, a soprano equal to the vocal and physical demands of the composers oeuvre. And shes a beacon of triumph to anyone whofights back when personal tragedy strikes.The acclaimed tale of Lawrences rise from outback girl to renowned diva and her subsequent battle against polio won the 1955 Academy Award for Story and Screenplay. Best Actress Oscar nominee Eleanor Parker portrays Lawrence, with the films selection of glorious arias voiced by uncredited opera-legend-in-the-making Eileen Farrell. Glenn Ford and Roger Moore join Parker in a Melody to remember. **Please be aware that thisis a manufactured on demand disc that was created using a DVD-R disc. It should play in all standard DVD players.