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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)

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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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

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By Judy on Jan 8, 2016 From Cary Grant Won't Eat You

Thank you, Michaela, for nominating me for a Liebster. And thank you even more for your wonderful blog, and all of the hours of enjoyment I’ve gained from it.... 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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Quotes from

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.

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

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Facts about

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onApril 22, 1946 with Joseph Cotten reprising his film role.
"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on October 24, 1949 with Joseph Cotten reprising his 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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