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


Charles Boyer   ...   Paul
Jean Arthur   ...   Irene Vail
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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