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Love Affair (16-Mar-1939)

Director: Leo McCarey

Writers: Mildred Cram; Delmer Daves; Leo McCarey; Donald Ogden Stewart

Musical Score by: Roy Webb

Keywords: Romantic Drama, Cruise

Traveling from Europe to New York aboard an ocean liner, singer Terry McKay meets the debonair Frenchman Michel Marnet. They fall in love but both already have romantic commitments; the pair makes a date six months in the future for the top floor of the Empire State Building to decide whether marriage is in the cards. Received six Oscar nominations including Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Original Story. Remade as An Affair to Remember (1957).

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Astrid Allwyn
27-Nov-1905 31-Mar-1978 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Lee Bowman
28-Dec-1914 25-Dec-1979 Smash-Up
Charles Boyer
28-Aug-1899 26-Aug-1978 Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
Irene Dunne
20-Dec-1898 4-Sep-1990 Penny Serenade
Maria Ouspenskaya
29-Jul-1876 3-Dec-1949 Waterloo Bridge


Irene Dunne   ...   Terry
Charles Boyer   ...   Michel
Maria Ouspenskaya   ...   Grandmother
Lee Bowman   ...   Kenneth Bradley (McKay's fiancee)
Astrid Allwyn   ...   Lois Clarke (Marnet's fiancee)
Maurice Moscovitch   ...   Maurice Cobert (art dealer)


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