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Young at Heart (1954) was a Drama - Musical Film directed by Gordon Douglas and produced by Henry Blanke.

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Young at Heart (Gordon Douglas, 1954)

By Judy on Dec 1, 2013 From Movie Classics

It must be a daunting prospect to step into a role which another actor has already made his own. But Frank Sinatra did it at least twice, in musical remakes of much-loved movies. In High Society he took on the role which had won James Stewart an Oscar in The Philadelphia Story, and a couple of years... Read full article


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Laurie Tuttle: All I know is there's a straight jacket waiting on you with your number.


Barney Sloan: It's a fine thing. Minute a fella's back is turned, you hang up curtains.


Laurie Tuttle: When you consider that you get older every single day when you wake up, it can tempt one to rush into decisions a little!


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Doris Day wrote that this film started with Charles Lang as Director of Photography. Frank Sinatra did not like to rehearse and was accustomed to doing scenes in one take, and he complained that the meticulous Lang was taking far too long to set up camera shots and wanted to do repeated takes. Sinatra walked off the film and threatened to quit unless Lang was fired. Lang was replaced by Ted D. McCord.
The film was untitled until Frank Sinatra's "Young at Heart" became a smash hit and was tagged onto the opening credits.
Feature film debut of Lonny Chapman.
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