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The Harmonists

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The Harmonists

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The Harmonists

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Bob Mondello reviews the German film The Harmonists about a 1930's pop group. The Comedian Harmonists, as the group was known, were rising in popularity, just as the Nazis were rising to power. Mondello says he liked the film, but not to excess.