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Remember the Night (1940) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Mitchell Leisen and produced by William LeBaron, Mitchell Leisen and Albert Lewis.

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25 Days of Christmas: Remember the Night (1940)

on Dec 14, 2017 From Journeys in Classic Film

Originally reviewed Remember the Night on December 16th, 2011 We journey back to 1940 for today’s 25 Days of Christmas film featuring two huge stars of day, Remember the Night. ?I found this movie via Wikipedia and only knew it was the first film pairing up Fred MacMurray and Barbara Stanwyck... Read full article


Screening of "Remember the Night" December 5 at the Daystar Center

By Stephen Reginald on Dec 1, 2017 From Classic Movie Man

Screening of "Remember the Night" December 5 at the Daystar Center “Holiday” Series: Remember the Night (1940)Where: Daystar Center, 1550 S. State StreetWhen: December 5, 2017Time: 6:30 p.m.Hosted by Stephen Reginald Remember the Night (1940) is a rarely seen holiday classic featu... Read full article


Remember the Night (1940)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 23, 2016 From 4 Star Films

I find that many of the best Christmas movies aren’t really about Christmas at all — at least not in the conventional sense that we’re so used to. Not trees or presents or lights or even holiday sentiment although those might all be there. The films that start to tease out the true... Read full article


Remember the Night (1940)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 23, 2016 From 4 Star Films

I find that many of the best Christmas movies aren’t really about Christmas at all — at least not in the conventional sense that we’re so used to. Not trees or presents or lights or even holiday sentiment although those might all be there. The films that start to tease out the true... Read full article


25 Days of Christmas: Remember the Night (1940)

on Dec 11, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

Originally reviewed Remember the Night on December 16th, 2011 We journey back to 1940 for today’s 25 Days of Christmas film featuring two huge stars of day, Remember the Night. ?I found this movie via Wikipedia and only knew it was the first film pairing up Fred MacMurray and Barbara Stanwyck... Read full article


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Lee Leander: Now there's nothing as dangerous as a square shooter. If all men were like you there wouldn't be any nice girls left.


Lee Leander: That gag's so old its got whiskers!


Lee Leander: I suppose you do this with all the lady prisoners?
John Sargent: Oh my, yes. My life is just one long round of whoopee.
Lee Leander: Well, you're in a good spot for it.
John Sargent: Wonderful! I merely have to raise my finger and my slightest whim is satisfied. Now if you'll...
Lee Leander: And I suppose if anybody says no, you just put them right back in the cooler.
John Sargent: That's right. Look when court reconvenes, I'm going to try my best to put you in jail for a good long time. That's my business, but you haven't been convicted yet, so I don't see why you shouldn't enjoy Christmas like the rest of us. That's why I had Mike get you out.
Lee Leander: And bring me up here!
John Sargent: I did not ask him to bring you up here!
Lee Leander: Then why did that gorilla bring me up here?
John Sargent: Because he's got a mind like a... sewer!
Lee Leander: Thanks.


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Facts about

American Film Institute Catalog of Feature Films 1931-1940 claims that, except for Double Indemnity (1944), this was Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray's only joint screen appearance. Fact is, they also co-starred in The Moonlighter (1953 and There's Always Tomorrow (1956).
"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on October 31, 1949 with Barbara Stanwyck reprising her film role.
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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