As a singer and actor, Nelson Eddy appeared in 19 musical films during the
1930s and 1940s, as well as in opera and on the concert stage, radio, TV,
and in nightclubs, He is best remembered for the eight films in which he
costarred with Jeanette MacDonald. He was one of the first “crossover”
stars, appealing both to bobby-soxers as well as opera purists and,
during the height of his career, was the highest paid singer in the world.