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Love Letters (1945) was a Drama - Mystery Film directed by William Dieterle and produced by Hal B. Wallis.

Academy Awards 1945 --- Ceremony Number 18 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActressJennifer JonesNominated
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Hans Dreier, Roland Anderson; Interior Decoration: Sam Comer, Ray MoyerNominated
Best Music - ScoringVictor YoungNominated
Best Music - SongMusic by Victor Young; Lyrics by Eddie HeymanNominated
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LOVE LETTERS

By Theresa Brown on Feb 3, 2016 From CineMaven's Essays from the Couch

?LOVE LETTERS? ( 1945 ) Joseph Cotten, Jennifer Jones.?Directed by William Dieterle. What can I say. I am a h0peless, c0ck-eyed r0mantic. And?I lay this at the feet of both stars of this romantic drama. If you are not inclined to like either Jones or Cotten, you can skip to my Lou to another post or... Read full article


Love Letters (1945)

on Sep 23, 2015 From Journeys in Classic Film

Director William Dieterle knew his way around a sentimental romance, preferably starring Joseph Cotten and Jennifer Jones. My prior experience with the two was in their second pairing, 1948’s Portrait of Jennie, a film which?shares several commonalities with their first team-up. Much like Port... Read full article


Franchot's Parents: The Love Letters

By Franchot Tone Fan on May 21, 2015 From Finding Franchot: Exploring the Life and Career of Franchot Tone

Franchot was born to Frank Jerome Tone and Gertrude Franchot Tone. Some research has been compiled on Frank Tone, a prominent Niagara Falls resident and president of the Carborundum Company. One article that I came across references a collection of sweet and meaningful love letters sent from Frank t... Read full article


Welcome to Love Letters to Old Hollywood!

By Michaela on Aug 24, 2013 From Love Letters to Old Hollywood

Hello, everybody! Welcome to my very first blog, Love Letters to Old Hollywood. I’m really excited about starting this adventure, and I can’t wait to see the impact it’ll have on me, and hopefully on you, the reader, as well. Classic films have really become my life. I’... Read full article


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Allen Quinton: Call her... a pin-up girl of the spirit.


Allen Quinton: I couldn't possibly say what I'd like to say right now.
Singleton: What?
Allen Quinton: I'd like to say that you're lovely.
Singelton: Go ahead, say it. I'd like to hear it.
Allen Quinton: You're lovely.


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Facts about

"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on October 24, 1949 with Joseph Cotten reprising his film role.
Victor Young created stunning arrangements for two Decca recordings of his Oscar-nominated theme (published with lyrics by Edward Heyman): the first in 1945 with a full orchestra for Dick Haymes, and the second in 1954 with a simple guitar-combo backing for Peggy Lee. In 1962 it was a hit again for Ketty Lester.
One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since.
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