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While one is based on a true story and the other is not (though the 1937 original was supposedly loosely based on several celebrities of that time), both films concern themselves with the rise of eager new talents in music.
Over the years, there have been a lot of these "rise-of-music-stars" movies, with or without a fall afterwards, and many of them have become classics.
Which one is your favorite, and why?
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