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An Affair to Remember is unquestionably one of the greatest love stories both in plot and chacterization to ever hit the silver screen. And All Over New York! Although each is engaged to someone else, they agree to rendezvous six months later at the top of the Empire State Building if they still feel the same way about each other.
Milton Krasner Video Resolution: Many fans would hail it as the most romantic film ever made. With its mix of sophistication and sentimentality, the film offers one of the most complete expressions of Leo McCarey's personality as a writer-director.
Bonded by their shared love of the finer things in life including but not limited to pink champagne and sailing around the Mediterranean , the two instantly hit it off. Exchanging witty banter and stolen glances, their chemistry is apparent. However, when an unfortunate accident hinders Terry from attending their reunion, it looks as though their seemingly-fated love affair is no longer on the cards.
But, of course, the heart wants what the heart wants and as chance or indeed, Hollywood would have it, Terry and Nickie cross paths again in the most unexpected way. This is a film about the slow-burn of attraction, delighting in the small moments that form the prelude to a kiss and one of the most memorable on-screen first kisses of all-time, at that.
Sparks fly as the couple tease one another with a barrage of whip-smart quips, the on-screen sexual tension between stars Deborah Kerr and Cary Grant is smouldering, who brings the film alive, managing to capture the inexplicable magic of falling in love.
And yet, despite their debonair appearances, it is the unsaid feelings and heart-pounding what-ifs that have us rooting for Nickie and Terry and reaching for the tissues right until the very end. Many fans would hail it as the most romantic movie ever made. The film was also Leo McCarey's last great success, capping a career that stretched back to the silent comedies he wrote and directed for Hal Roach.
It remains one of his most popular films. The film also remains Deborah Kerr's most popular. Colour is nicely saturated without being overblown though stock photography and rear screen projection looks much less impressive. Dialogue is always easily discernible in the centre channel though it is clear there was quite a bit of work with the film soundtrack.
Blu-ray Special Features and Extras: Beautiful 24 pages Collectable DigiBook Packaging: That features text about the story, the stars and the director, and also stills in gorgeous Colour and some mostly in Black-and-White photographs.
But to show how professional Marni Nixon was, because the film was released in different in different languages; well Marni Nixon assured the studio executives that she could sing in all the different languages. But overall I can really recommend you give this brilliant Audi Commentary a good try out, as Joseph McBride is a real joy to listen to and it is one of the best audio commentaries I have heard in a very long time. Deborah Kerr  [p] [ Deborah Kerr success and eventually they both got divorced.
Sadly in her later years, Deborah Kerr suffered from a serious illness of Parkinson and eventually passed away in England on 16th October, at the age of Cary Grant  [p] [ Despite Barbara Grant and Cary Grant were both in a relationship at the time, but eventually grew closer together and finally both got divorced, and were finally able to live together until Cary Grant passed away on the 29th November, in Davenport, Iowa.
Directed by Leo McCarey  [p] [ You hear about how Leo McCarey tried different career choices. First he tried to become a prize fighter, a miner, a sports writer for the LA Times. Then he went to the USC to study law and eventually became a lawyer, but this did not last long due to an unsuccessful court case that went badly wrong, and eventually got a job in Hollywood as a script girl for the director Todd Browning. A Producer to Remember: Jerry Wald  [p] [ So this how Jerry Wald got into the film industry, as he could also weave a good story to the film executives to get certain stars into a particular film.
But his greatest gift was working with top authors and turning their books into a working film script, and also appreciating the importance of the audience who went to see the films he worked on. He was totally motivated by the whole film industry and a total workaholic and sadly this was his undoing and eventually passed away at the age of 50 after three heart attacks. Despite this sad fact, his volume of work for the film industry, speaks for itself. The Look of An Affair to Remember  [p] [ With all these contributors they give great praise on the director Leo McArey and his use of the CinemaScope aspect ratio, to make you fall in love with this particular film.
An Affair to Remember  [i] [4: We also get lots of clips from the film, as well as certain outtakes. Although critics slated the film, but of course it was a massive big hit with audiences and also its deservedly Academy Awards Nominations.
Narrated by Rino Romano. Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr make it easy to believe everything about this love story.
Cary Grant is a certain kind of charming that can never be duplicated. The transition from playboy to love fool is so effortless for Cary Grant. His sincerity and expression in certain scenes makes you feel the way he does, as if another love like this will never come again.
Deborah Kerr is a timeless beauty, who plays the part of the woman with strength well. This is what a romantic film should be all about. It makes an excellent, stay-at-home romantic date night film especially, as well for the whole family. This is a classic that someone who does not like old movies would easily get sucked into. Its a fun movie with lots of twists and turns. When you watch it you can tell where the story line from many modern day movies came from, yup, right here, including a remake by the same name.
Cary Grant is ever so save was usual meets Deborah Kerr on an ocean liner where they both fall deeply in love. At the time both are engaged to other people. When it comes time to part they agree that if the romantic feelings remain to meet six months later at the top of the Empire State Building. An accident prevents their rendezvous as the twists begin. One of the best for the romantic in all of us.
I saw the movie as a 60th Anniversary showing in the theatre and loved it from beginning to end, so I purchased the DVD. A wonderful love story you could watch with the entire family. Thought they could even show it at church to teens to let them know you don't have to jump in bed to show true love!
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