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This Could Be the Night (1957)

Jean Simmons (a school teacher) takes a secretarial job in a nightclub. The two club owners quibble about a lot, including her. Unfortunately, she develops an interest for the partner who disapproves of her employment at the club.

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Jean Simmons (a school teacher) takes a secretarial job in a nightclub. The two club owners quibble about a lot, including her. Unfortunately, she develops an interest for the partner who disapproves of her employment at the club.

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14 February 1958 (West Germany)  »

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Esta Noite ou Nunca  »

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In a separately filmed trailer, columnist Earl Wilson and actress Julie Wilson talk to each other and tell the audience about the film. See more »

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Rocco: What they pay to sit on each other's laps it's a crime to take.
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References Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933) See more »

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Dream Dancing
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Music by Donald J. Simpson
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Wonderfully Quirky!
31 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I happen to catch "This Could Be The Night" on TCM and loved it. I've never seen it before and wasn't disappointed in the least. It's charmingly quirky with its colorful cast of characters who inhabit the nightclub. Jean Simmons and Anthony Franciosa definitely had incredible chemistry together. The cast of characters around them held their own and were equally appealing. Unfortunately, I was called away during the last ten minutes of the movie and didn't see how it ended. Talk about bad timing! If they don't show it on TCM again, I'll have to buy it. Yes, I liked it that much. I look forward to seeing this one again very soon.


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