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      Prelude to Fame

      1950 1h 18m Drama List
      Reviews Based on a short story by Aldous Huxley, this British drama chronicles the rise of a young man named Guido (Jeremy Spenser) who has an exceptional ear for music. When his neighbor, well-to-do music patron Signora Bondini (Kathleen Byron), discovers Guido's gift, she takes him under her wing, providing lessons and exploiting his talents as an orchestra leader. After Bondini severs Guido's ties to his impoverished family, he must decide whether to remain in the spotlight or return to his roots. Read More Read Less

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      Synopsis Based on a short story by Aldous Huxley, this British drama chronicles the rise of a young man named Guido (Jeremy Spenser) who has an exceptional ear for music. When his neighbor, well-to-do music patron Signora Bondini (Kathleen Byron), discovers Guido's gift, she takes him under her wing, providing lessons and exploiting his talents as an orchestra leader. After Bondini severs Guido's ties to his impoverished family, he must decide whether to remain in the spotlight or return to his roots.
      Director
      Fergus McDonell
      Screenwriter
      Robert Westerby
      Production Co
      Two Cities Films
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English (United Kingdom)
      Runtime
      1h 18m