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This Could Be the Night (1957)

 -  Comedy  -  21 March 1958 (Finland)
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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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Bruce Cameron (as William Ogden Joyce)
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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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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 »

Quotes

Rocco: You know who she reminds me of? My ex.
Tony Armotti: Oh, that must make you happy. How much was it Tina took you for?
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I've Got You Under My Skin
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Written by Cole Porter
Performed by Ray Anthony and His Orchestra
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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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