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Tender is the Night (1962) was a Drama Film directed by Henry King and produced by Henry T. Weinstein and Peter Levathes.

Academy Awards 1962 --- Ceremony Number 35 (source: AMPAS)

Best Music - SongMusic by Sammy Fain; Lyrics by Paul Francis WebsterNominated

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Tender Is the Night (1962)

on Mar 26, 2013 From Journeys in Classic Film

I’m currently enmeshed in the world of F. Scott Fitzgerald, and am reading Tender is the Night in anticipation (my teacher’s, not mine) of writing a paper. ?So when it was announced that the newest wave of 20th Century Fox‘s manufactured-on-demand (MOD) DVDs would include this 1962... Read full article

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The title, "Tender Is the Night," comes from John Keats' 1819 poem, "Ode to a Nightingale."
The first plans for a screen adaption dates back to the 1930s, when F. Scott Fitzgerald wanted to make it a Norma Shearer vehicle. Producer and Shearer's husband Irving Thalberg voted against it.
The Divers are based on real-life couple Gerald and Sara Murphy, friends and patrons of the famous, including the author of this story, F. Scott Fitzgerald. Poet Archibald Macleish once said of the Murphys that "there was a shine to life wherever they were".
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