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Night and Day (1946)

Directed by Michael Curtiz

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Overview

Swellegant and elegant. Delux and delovely. Cole Porter was the most sophisticated name in 20th-century songwriting. And to play him on screen, Hollywood chose debonair icon Cary Grant. Grant stars for the first time in color in this fanciful biopic. Alexis Smith plays Linda, whose serendipitous meetings with Cole lead to a meeting at the alter. More than 20 Porter songs grace this tail of triumph and tragedy, with Grand lending is amiable voice to “You’re the Top”, “Night and Day” and more. Monty Wooley, a Yale contemporary of Porter, portrays himself. And Jane Wyman, Mary Martin, Eve Arden and others provide vocals and verve. Lights down. Curtain up. Standards embraced by generations are yours to enjoy in “Night and Day.”

Length 128 minutes

Actors

Eve Arden | Sig Ruman | Cary Grant | Alan Hale | Dorothy Malone | Jane Wyman | Victor Francen | Alexis Smith | Henry Stephenson | Monty Woolley | Tom D'Andrea | Selena Royle | Paul Cavanagh | Donald Woods | Mary Martin | Ginny Simms | Carlos Ramírez | Milada Mladova | George Zoritch | Adam Di Gatano | Jane Di Gatano | Estelle Sloan