DEEP IN MY HEART is an excellent screen biography of composer Sigmund Romberg, a power in American musicals for almost four decades. Romberg wrote more than 2,000 songs, did the scores for more than 80 plays, revues, and operettas, and still had time to lead a happy life.
Born in Hungary, Romberg came to the US early, and his rise was steady and steep. Ferrer does well in the role of the young man who got his start in a little cafe on New York's Second Avenue. Its proprietress (Helen Traubel) encourages his work, as does Lazar Berrison (David Burns), a Brill
Building song pusher. Romberg has a commercial smash when he changes the tempo of one of his tunes to rag...