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History Is Made at Night (5-Mar-1937)

Director: Frank Borzage

Writers: Gene Towne; Graham Baker; Vincent Lawrence; David Hertz

Music: Alfred Newman

Producer: Walter Wanger

Keywords: Romantic Drama

Wealthy shipowner Bruce Vail will not countenance the divorce his ex-wife Irene obtained in London, and engineers a scheme to catch her in adultery (conveniently on one of Vail's trans-Atlantic ships) to nullify it. That scheme is interrupted by the headwaiter, Paul Dumond; Irene and Paul fall in love, but this becomes complicated after a man is murdered and Paul believes himself responsible. Rather complex and very romantic story is now dated but still satisfying.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jean Arthur
Actor
17-Oct-1900 19-Jun-1991 Only Angels Have Wings
Charles Boyer
Actor
28-Aug-1899 26-Aug-1978 Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
Leo Carrillo
Actor
6-Aug-1881 10-Sep-1961 Pancho on The Cisco Kid
Colin Clive
Actor
20-Jan-1900 25-Jun-1937 Frankenstein
Ivan Lebedeff
Actor
18-Jun-1895 31-Mar-1953 Russian-American character actor
George Meeker
Actor
5-Mar-1904 19-Aug-1984 History Is Made at Night

CAST

Charles Boyer   ...   Paul
Jean Arthur   ...   Irene Vail
with
Leo Carrillo   ...   Cesare
Colin Clive   ...   Bruce Vail
Ivan Lebedeff   ...   Michael (chauffeur)
George Meeker   ...   Norton
Lucien Prival   ...   Private Detective
George Davis   ...   Maestro

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