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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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Mrs. Katie Shea - Landlady
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Bruce Cameron (as William Ogden Joyce)
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Mr. Hallerby
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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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Trivia

Film debut of Anthony Franciosa. See more »

Quotes

Waiter: Give me a break, Tony.
Tony Armotti: Oh, you said a mouthful. I'm gonna give you a break!
[slugs him]
Tony Armotti: .
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Connections

Featured in Steve McQueen: The Essence of Cool (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
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Music by Duke Ellington
Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
Performed by Julie Wilson
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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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