Night and Day Overview:

Night and Day (1946) was a Biographical - Drama Film directed by Michael Curtiz and produced by Jack L. Warner and Arthur Schwartz.

Academy Awards 1946 --- Ceremony Number 19 (source: AMPAS)

Best Music - ScoringRay Heindorf, Max SteinerNominated

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Night and Day (1946)

on Jul 12, 2013 From Journeys in Classic Film

My expectations were mild about Night and Day, the “fictionalized” Cole Porter biopic that rounds out our Cary Grant week.? Hollywood biopics, particularly during this time period, were well-known for being almost complete fabrications and this is no different.? If anything, Night and Da... Read full article

Night and Day: Cary Grant and Alexis Smith

By Art on Jul 26, 2011 From Classic Cinema Gold

“Night and Day” is a 1946 Technicolor Warner Bros. biographical film about American composer and songwriter Cole Porter. The movie was directed by Michael Curtiz and produced by Arthur Schwartz, with Jack L. Warner as executive producer. The screenplay was written by Charles Hoffman, Leo... Read full article

Biographical film: Night and Day(1946).

By Dawn on Jul 16, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Night and Day(1946). Biographical film starring Cary Grant as American composer and songwriter Cole Porter. The movie was directed by Michael Curtiz. The music score by Ray Heindorf and Max Steiner was nominated for an Academy Award. The film features several of the best-known Porter songs, includin... Read full article

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Because of strict censorship imposed by the era's Studio Production Code, no mention at all is made of Cole Porter's real-life open homosexuality, or the fact that his marriage to Linda Lee Thomas, though caring and convivial, was not a romantic or sexual one.
In the "You're the Top", Mel Tormé is the blond drummer on the bandstand.
After attending the premiere of the film, Cole Porter supposedly remarked to his wife, Linda, "if I could survive that, I can survive anything."
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