I’ve Always Loved You. 1946. USA. Directed by Frank Borzage. Screenplay by Borden Chase, based on his short story “Concerto.” With Philip Dorn, Catherine McLeod, William Carter, Maria Ouspenskaya. 35mm print courtesy UCLA Film and Television Archive. 117 min.
With color by Technicolor, piano solos by Artur Rubinstein, and direction by A-lister Frank Borzage, Republic made a rare foray into high-budget filmmaking with this 1946 prestige production, about a young pianist (Catherine McLeod) smitten with her tutor, an arrogant European maestro (Philip Dorn).