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Night and Day (1946)

Approved  |   |  Biography, Drama, Musical  |  3 August 1946 (USA)
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The fictionalized biography of composer Cole Porter from his days at Yale in the 1910s through the height of his success to the 1940s. The film's attempted biography matches many public ... See full summary »

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Victor Francen ...
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Selena Royle ...
Kate Porter
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Ward Blackburn
Henry Stephenson ...
Omar Cole
Paul Cavanagh ...
Bart McClelland
Sig Ruman ...
Wilowski
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The fictionalized biography of composer Cole Porter from his days at Yale in the 1910s through the height of his success to the 1940s. The film's attempted biography matches many public myths surrounding Cole at the time, despite its lack of relationship with truth. For instance, truth and movie are different in regards to: his sex life (he was a gay man in a marriage of convenience with a divorcee friend), his relationship with his wife, Monty Wooley was a contemporary (not Professor), and his French military experience was a hoax. Written by <cole@doitall.com>

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Jane Wyman shot this concurrently with The Yearling (1946). See more »

Goofs

Throughout the film Porter is portrayed as a lady's man when, in reality, he was openly homosexual. See more »

Quotes

Cole Porter: Thanks for all the flowers.
Monty Woolley: Yes, one can only send them to a man when he's flat on his back.
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Referenced in Music with Mary Martin (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

What Is This Thing Called Love?
(1929) (uncredited)
Written by Cole Porter
Sung by Ginny Simms
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should be viewed by all Cary Grant fans
22 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed seeing Cary Grant in a movie that I had not seen this movie before. I noticed a lot of good actors as well. I understand Cole Porter wished Cary Grant to be cast to play the famous composer. It's impossible to anticipate if you will like this movie, those who wish to be more critical always find fault in every movie, but fans of Cary Grant, Cole Porter, and the many other fine actors found in this movie may be quite happy watching it. I recommend watching it to judge for yourself. You will find Monty Woolley, whose fine personality is not in enough films. Always beautiful Alexis Smith is never more beautiful. Jane Wyman plays a substantial role worth viewing. Keep an open mind and enjoy the movie!


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