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An Affair to Remember Details

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An Affair to Remember, director Leo McCarey's scene-for-scene remake of his own 1939 film Love Affair, isn't really an improvement on the original, but it's equally as enjoyable. Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr, high-profile types both engaged to be married to other people, meet and fall in love during an ocean voyage. To test the depth of their commitment to each other, Grant and Kerr promise that, if they're still in love at the end of six months, they will meet again at the top of the Empire State Building. Clips from An Affair to Remember were used as "reference points" throughout the 1993 romantic comedy Sleepless in Seattle, which likewise concluded atop the Empire State Building. Disproving the theory that "Third Time's the Charm," Warren Beatty attempted to remake Affair to Remember, again titled Love Affair, in 1994. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

  • Release date:January 1, 1957

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Harold Adamson Best Song 1957 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Charles LeMaire Best Costume Design 1957 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Harry Warren Best Song 1957 Nominee
Directors Guild of America Leo McCarey Best Director 1957 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Leo McCarey Best Song 1957 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Milton Krasner Best Cinematography 1957 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Hugo W. Friedhofer Best Score 1957 Nominee

Cast

Cary Grant
as Nickie Ferrante
Deborah Kerr
as Terry McKay
Richard Denning
as Kenneth
Neva Patterson
as Lois Clarke
Cathleen Nesbitt
as Grandmother
Robert Q. Lewis
as Announcer
Charles Watts
as Hathaway
Fortunio Bonanova
as Courbet
Matt Moore
as Fr. McGrath
Louis Mercier
as Mario
Geraldine Wall
as Miss Webb
Nora Marlowe
as Gladys
Sarah Selby
as Miss Lane
Alberto Morin
as Bartender
Genevieve Aumont
as Gabriello
Dorothy Adams
as Mother
Marc Snow
as Ship's photographer
Helen Mayon
as Nurse
Jack Lomas
as Painter
Tony DeMario
as Waiter
Jesslyn Fax
as Landlady
Marni Nixon
as Terry McKay [singing voice]
Jack Raine
as British TV commentator
Roger Til
as French commentator
Walter Woolf King
as Doctor
Brian Corcoran
as Boy, age 5
Scotty Morrow
as Orphan
Juney Ellis
as Teacher
Tina Thompson
as Orphan
Bert Stevens
as Maitre D'
Alena Murray
as Airline stewardess

Crew

Leo McCarey
Director
Jerry Wald
Producer
Donald Ogden Stewart
Screenwriter
Mildred Cram
Screen Story
Delmer Daves
Screenwriter
Leo McCarey
Screen Story
Leo McCarey
Screenwriter
Milton Krasner
Cinematographer
Harold Adamson
Composer (Music Score)
Harold Adamson
Songwriter
Lionel Newman
Musical Direction/Supervision
Leo McCarey
Composer (Music Score)
Harry Warren
Composer (Music Score)
Harry Warren
Songwriter
Leo McCarey
Songwriter
Hugo W. Friedhofer
Composer (Music Score)
James B. Clark
Editor
Lyle Wheeler
Art Director
Jack Martin Smith
Art Director
Walter Scott
Set Designer
Charles LeMaire
Costume Designer
Charles Peck
Sound/Sound Designer
Robert Sidney
Choreography
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