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Love Affair (1939) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Leo McCarey and produced by Leo McCarey.

Academy Awards 1939 --- Ceremony Number 12 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActressIrene DunneNominated
Best Supporting ActressMaria OuspenskayaNominated
Best Art DirectionVan Nest Polglase, Al HermanNominated
Best Music - SongMusic and Lyrics by Buddy de SylvaNominated
Best PictureRKO RadioNominated
Best WritingMildred Cram, Leo McCareyNominated
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Great films of 1939: "Love Affair" October 1 at the Daystar Center

By Stephen Reginald on Sep 24, 2016 From Classic Movie Man

Great films of 1939: "Love Affair" October 1 at the Daystar Center Great films of 1939: Love Affair Where: The Venue 1550 at the Daystar Center, 1550 S. State Street, Chicago, IL When: October 1, 2016 Time: 6:45 p.m. Hosted by Stephen Reginald Love Affair (1939) is the original romance directe... Read full article


Love Affair (1932)  The Humphrey Bogart Valentine's day coincidence

By Clayton on Feb 14, 2016 From Phantom Empires

Love Affair (1932)  The Humphrey Bogart Valentine's day coincidence 2/14/2016 0 Comments OK. So whether anyone believes me or not, last night, when I decided to do a review of this, the 1932 Bogart film LOVE AFFAIR, I didn't realise ... Read full article


Story of a Love Affair (1950)

By Beatrice on Jul 14, 2015 From Flickers in Time

Story of a Love Affair (Cronaca di un amore) Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni Written by Michelangelo Antonioni, Daniele D’Anza et al 1950/Italy Vilani Film First viewing/Netflix Instant Antonioni’s feature film debut looks beautiful.  Unfortunately, the soundtrack rendered it alm... Read full article


Cronaca di un amore (aka Story of a Love Affair) (1950)

By Lindsey on Feb 26, 2015 From The Motion Pictures

Carloni (Gino Rossi) is a detective at a Milan agency. When we meet him, he is looking through a stack of photos of a beautiful woman. (Image via Circeo59) A wealthy man, Enrico Fontana (Ferdinando Sarmi), recently visited the agency and brought the photographs, which are of his wife Paola (Lucia Bo... Read full article


The Essential Films of 1939: Love Affair

By Amanda Garrett on Feb 2, 2015 From Old Hollywood Films

Charles Boyer and Irene Dunne have a fine romance in Love Affair. The Director: Leo McCarey. The Stars: Charles Boyer, Irene Dunne and Maria Ouspenskaya. Source Material: An original story by Leo McCarey and Mildred Cram that was turned into a screenplay by Delmer Daves and Donald Ogden St... Read full article


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Quotes from

Terry McKay: The things we like best are either illegal, immoral or fattening.


Terry McKay: How's your fiancee?
Michel: She's got a cold.
Terry McKay: Oh, that's too bad. Got it at Lake Como?
Michel: No, she wasn't there.
Terry McKay: Uhh... , Uh, you mean the Lady of the Lake was not...
Michel: [Shakes head] That was her best friend.
Terry McKay: Oh.
Michel: [Another shake, and grimace]
Terry McKay: Chummy bunch.


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Facts about

After this movie was released restaurants were suddenly bombarded with requests for pink champagne.
This was Irene Dunne's favorite among her films. This also happened to be Charles Boyer's favorite among his films as well.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onJuly 6, 1942 with Charles Boyer and Irene Dunne reprising their film roles.
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