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Tender Is the Night
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Director:
Writers:
Ivan Moffat (screenplay)
F. Scott Fitzgerald (novel)
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Release Date:
23 February 1962 (West Germany) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
In the tender moments of the night...SHOULD LOVE BE ALL THERE IS? See more »
Plot:
A Psychiatrist and his life with a patient he helped to recover. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 1 win See more »
NewsDesk:
(10 articles)
Joan Fontaine obituary
 (From The Guardian - Film News. 16 December 2013, 9:16 AM, PST)

Oscar Winner Joan Fontaine Dead At Age 96
 (From CinemaRetro. 16 December 2013, 7:12 AM, PST)

R.I.P. Joan Fontaine
 (From Deadline TV. 15 December 2013, 6:45 PM, PST)

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Good love story See more (21 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Jennifer Jones ... Nicole Diver

Jason Robards ... Dr. Richard 'Dick' Diver (as Jason Robards Jr.)

Joan Fontaine ... Baby Warren

Tom Ewell ... Abe North

Cesare Danova ... Tommy Barban

Jill St. John ... Rosemary Hoyt

Paul Lukas ... Dr. Dohmler

Bea Benaderet ... Mrs. McKisco
Charles Fredericks ... Mr. Albert Charles McKisco
Sanford Meisner ... Dr. Franz Gregorovious
Mac McWhorter ... Colis Clay
Albert Carrier ... Louis
Richard De Combray ... Francisco Prado
Carole Mathews ... Mrs. Hoyt

Alan Napier ... Señor Pardo
Leslie Farrell ... Topsy Diver
Michael Crisalli ... Lanier Diver
Earl Grant ... Piano Player
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Katherine Berger ... Nurse (uncredited)
Jean Bori ... The Barber (uncredited)
Ralph Brooks ... Night Club Patron (uncredited)
Maggi Brown ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Arlette Clark ... Governess (uncredited)
George Clark ... Young Roman Aristocrat (uncredited)

Con Covert ... Female Impersonator (uncredited)
Maurice Dallimore ... Sir Charles Golding (uncredited)
Jean De Briac ... Dr. Faurore (uncredited)
Marcel De la Brosse ... Proprietor (uncredited)
Vera de Winter ... Nurse (uncredited)
Bruno Della Santina ... Reception Clerk (uncredited)
Nora Evans ... Singer (uncredited)
Eric Feldary ... Headwaiter (uncredited)
Jacques Gallo ... Gendarme (uncredited)
Renee Godfrey ... Nurse (uncredited)
Tom Hernández ... Nobelman (uncredited)
Linda Hutchings ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Kenner G. Kemp ... New Year's Eve Celebrant (uncredited)
Michael Korda ... Italian Gentleman (uncredited)
Joseph La Cava ... Bartender (uncredited)
Armand Largo ... Reporter (uncredited)
Louis Mercier ... Concierge (uncredited)
Forbes Murray ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
Gilbert Paol ... Maitre d'Hotel (uncredited)
Carl Princi ... Assistant Manager (uncredited)

John Richardson ... Young Man Being Photographed (uncredited)
Art Salter ... Photographer (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey ... Night Club Patron (uncredited)
Orrin Tucker ... Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
Carol Veazie ... Mrs. Dumphrey (uncredited)
Florene Williams ... Girl (uncredited)

Directed by
Henry King 
 
Writing credits
Ivan Moffat (screenplay)

F. Scott Fitzgerald (novel)

Produced by
Henry T. Weinstein .... producer
Peter Levathes .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Bernard Herrmann 
 
Cinematography by
Leon Shamroy 
 
Film Editing by
William Reynolds 
 
Art Direction by
Malcolm Brown 
Jack Martin Smith 
 
Set Decoration by
Paul S. Fox 
Walter M. Scott 
 
Costume Design by
Marjorie Best 
 
Makeup Department
George Masters .... hair stylist: Miss Jones
Ben Nye .... makeup artist
Helen Turpin .... hair styles supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Eli Dunn .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Warren B. Delaplain .... sound
Bernard Freericks .... sound
 
Visual Effects by
L.B. Abbott .... special photographic effects
Emil Kosa Jr. .... special photographic effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Vincent Rossell .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Joan Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
 

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142 min | 132 min (FMC Library Print)
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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Mono (Westrex Recording System)
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Trivia:
The title, "Tender Is the Night," comes from John Keats' 1819 poem, "Ode to a Nightingale."See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: The American flag adorning the child's sand castle has it's stars arranged in the staggered rows of 5 and 6 stars as in the current 50 stars arrangement. An American flag of the 1920's would have had its stars in the 6 row's of 8 arrangement.See more »
Quotes:
Mr. Albert Charles McKisco:What's your place in the economy of life, Barban?
Tommy Barban:I shoot
Mr. Albert Charles McKisco:Just any old thing, huh?
Tommy Barban:Well, er... buffalo in Africa, tigers in India, Bolsheviks in Europe...
Mr. Albert Charles McKisco:Don't you ever get the urge to do anything?
Tommy Barban:Yes. I would like to restore the Holy Roman Empire.
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12 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Good love story, 2 December 2006
Author: Anakim7 from Strasburg, Alsace

Other comments cover every aspect except: The semi-autobiographical nature of Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald's novel, "Tender Is The Night". It is the story of his love for Zelda Sayre. Putting himself in the role of a psychiatrist who makes the fatal mistake of falling in love with a patient. F. Scott Fitzgerald from Minneapolis, MN, transforms his real life experiences into fiction beautifully in the Fitzgeraldian style. Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald spent time at Shepard-Pratt Hospital and at Eudowood Sanitarium. Fitzgerald and Zelda became hypnotized by the lifestyle provided by the money from Scott's work. When the money ran out he went back to work until his luck ran out. I enjoyed seeing "Tender Is The Night" several times and would enjoying seeing this film again.

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