I Love Lucy Cello Lucille Ball with a cello

A Cello Helped Launch One of the Most Popular TV Shows of All Time

Have you seen the recent movie, Being the Ricardos? Did you know that a cello helped launch the I Love Lucy show? Without this “loaded” cello, the most popular TV show of all time might never have existed. It was 1951, and due to prejudice in America at the time, it had

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5 Cello Movies to Watch During the Crisis

While some places are opening up, many of us are still affected by stay-at-home orders and canceled gigs. So here are five cello movies to keep us all going. Cello movies – cello movies everywhere. Where to begin? We started by looking for films made before the year 2000 so

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Louka and Kolja walking, Louka pushing a bicycle.

How One Little Boy Changed a Cellist’s Life Forever

Need a break from current events? This heartwarming cello movie is about life, death, and cello – and it’s free to watch on YouTube.* Kolja Today’s cello movie is the Academy Award-winning 1996 Czech film, Kolja (or Kolya), based on a story by Pavel Taussig. Set 1988-89 in what was

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The Cellist, the Playboy, and the Private Investigator

A cello movie about the love affair that will be felt around the world. Looking for something cello-related to escape from current events for a couple of hours? Love in the Afternoon is a witty, romantic, and light-hearted movie about a Parisian cello student that’s available for free on YouTube.*

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Juliet Stevenson and Alan Rickman in Truly, Madly, Deeply. Copyright by BBC and other relevant production studios and distributors. Intended for editorial use only. Source: MovieStills DB'

Truly, Madly, Cello

A hopeful cello movie sometimes used for grief counseling* As a result of the pandemic, many of us are dealing directly or indirectly with pain and loss. This cello movie is about love, loss, and ultimately – the triumph of the human spirit. It has been used in professional grief

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Short clip of Gauche playing the cello.

Learn from the Animals – Lessons in Life and the Cello

Only have an hour to spare but want to watch a cello movie? Love anime? This beautiful, 1-hour film is free to watch on YouTube.* Cello Hiki no Gauche Today’s cello movie is a Japanese anime film from 1982, called Cello Hiki no Gauche, based on a short story by

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Kara and Bond Carrying Kara's Cello Case through the Snow. Copyright by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, United Artists, Danjaq, S.A., eon and other relevant production studios and distributors. Intended for editorial use only. Source: MovieStillsDB.

James Bond, the Sniper, and a Stradivarius Cello

Looking for a cello movie as a temporary escape from the news? This Bond film from the 1980s is a delightful romp with a fictional Stradivarius cello in tow. The Living Daylights Today’s cello movie is The Living Daylights, the 1987 Timothy Dalton James Bond film based on a short

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