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An Evening At The Scala (1958)
Starring Caterina Valente and Gerhard Riedmann

Beautiful print with English subtitles and will play in all DVD players.
Nobody knows the real identity of famous singer Gloria del Castro because she is married to the secretary of family Pierre de Motestant, who cannot not know that she is a star. When she discovers that her husband is having an affair, she decides to disclose her identity and sign a contract with the Berliner Scala. But shortly after that, peace in the family is restored and she is unwilling to fulfill the contract. This is the chance for Catarina Duval a Parisian vaudeville actress who wants to become a revue star. She is engaged as stand-in and presented as Gloria del Castro to the audience. At the premiere night the real Gloria del Castro is watching the show. How will she react?
Director: Erik Ode
Writers: Curth Flatow, Answald Krüger, Maria Matray, Robert A Stemmie

Stars: Caterina Valente, Gerhard Riedmann, Ruth Stephan, Hubert von Mayerinck, Silvio Francesco, Richard Allan, Ernst Waldow, Albert Lieven, Lise Bourdin, Billy Daniel
The scandal magazine The Naked Truth has currently only one goal: to get a picture of the famous singer Gloria del Castro. Everyone knows their records, but no one's face and their manager Spadolini guard their secret: del Castro is in fact Yvette de Motestant, wife of the acting Minister of the Family, who should know nothing of their singing successes. However, when Yvette learns that her husband is a stranger, she files for divorce and wants to present herself to the public. Overjoyed, Spadolini signs a highly-endowed contract with the Berlin-based Scala - shortly thereafter the family peace is restored to the Motestant family and Yvette refuses to enter the stage. A replacement comes from Paris Variety in artist Caterina. Only Caterina does not know that she is booked as Gloria.
Since nobody knows the real face of Gloria del Castro, Caterina will be received as a star on the Scala. Since she also knows how to dance very well, the young director Robert Mertens is thrilled by her. Caterina happens to find out that everyone considers her to be Gloria del Castro and wants to stop her engagement immediately because she is not an impostor. Only the good persuasion Spadolinis leaves her in Berlin.
The rehearsals for the big show follow. Caterina and Robert fall in love. When Caterina's brothers Silvio and Nico come to Berlin unable to find Caterina's name in the show announcements and now believe Spadolini has tricked her sister, Robert sees Caterina with one of her brothers. Another drives her to work the next day, and when a newspaper also reports that Gloria del Castro is in fact married to the family minister, Robert believes he has finally been cheated. He treats Caterina badly at the rehearsal, so that she finally leaves with her brothers shortly before the premiere of her show and acts as a trio in small clubs. Spadolini, his lover Trudchen and Robert, manage to locate the trio currently performing a clown act on stage. Robert recognizes Caterina and pretends to consider her a man. He tells her about his love for Caterina and the groundless jealousy and hires the "Clown Trio" to replace the outrageous star Gloria del Castro.
Caterina comes to the show because she knows that Robert loves her. He in turn wants to force them to reveal their true identity, which he has learned from Spadolini and Trudchen, and lays the clown's appearance right before their appearance as Gloria del Castro. Caterina manages to make both appearances by using the stage-loving Trudchen as a double . In her role as Gloria del Castro, she finally opens her true identity to the audience, in which Yvette and Pierre de Motestant also sit. The audience accepts her as Caterina Duval and Robert also tells her that he has long known about her identity and loves her without a famous name.
The film premiered on February 22, 1958 in the Stuttgart Universe. Caterina Valente sings the calypso hit "Spiel noch einmal für mich, Habanero". Other songs sung in the film are "One Night on the Rio Grande", "Everything is different with you" and "Music is in the air". In addition to Caterina Valente, Silvio Francesco, Richard Allan, the Lucas Trio, the Comedy Quartet, the Esquires, the Moonlights and the Tiller Ballet from London all sing and dance in the film . The orchestras Kurt Edelhagen, Adalbert Luczkowsky and the RIAS Dance Orchestra perform. In addition, the film shows the Steenbacks, the 4 whirlwinds, the Carvey trio and Bicans dogs.
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