Australian Screen

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The Broken Melody (1938)

A film with music rather than a musical, The Broken Melody is one of the few films of the 1930s that tries to depict the Depression’s effect on real people.

Length: 89 minutes

Original aspect ratio: 1.37:1 (Academy)

Featured in the The Depression collection

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National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 7580