night song 1947 cast

When the police arrive at the top-floor apartment of Joe Adams (Henry Fonda), he shoots at them through the door. There’s some wit in the dialogue, so it’s not all melodrama or anything. According to Variety, the film earned less than $1 million at the box office. Neither of them grow at all, everyone is emotionally unhealthy, and somehow Dana cheats on Fake Merle with Actual Merle for a while.

Miss Willey Hoagy Carmichael. Posters English 1; No Language 1; Login to edit. But then again, maybe I shouldn't be relating the two. As ridiculous and offensive as this plot point is, the overall film is one of the better attempts at characterizing one suffering for their art in Hollywood's golden period.

TMDb John Cromwell Director. What a dream-boat.

Jo Ann naively believes that hers is a rare antique that once belonged to Montezuma's daughter.

All films watched in 2020, ranked. Primary?

I love Dana Andrews and do like Merle, but it’s only Ethel Barrymore and Hoagy Carmichael that save this film from being a total washout.

Finding her behavior suspicious, he follows her to a nightclub where Maximilian the Great (Vincent Price) is performing a magic act on stage.

Joe becomes enraged and shoots Max. Hoagy Carmichael Chick Morgan. Chick Morgan Artur Rubinstein. Made by fans in Auckland, New Zealand. And Merle Oberon (his love interest here) tricks him not once, but twice. This movie made an impression on me when I saw it in high school.

Jo Ann fiercely denies to Joe, however, that Max is related to her. A rich socialite with a heart of gold who pretends to be blind. The real standout here is the unflappable and loyal Hoagy Carmichael. current progress: (4/100) same concept as my 20x5 directors challenge, just with actors and actresses this time!

Thanks to a lovely cast and good direction by John Cromwell, "Night Song," pure hokum from 1947, manages to hold one's interest and be an entertaining film. Twice. Dana Andrews plays one pissed off blind pianist. At a nightclub, pianist Dan Evans (Dana Andrews) impresses socialite Cathy Mallory (Merle Oberon) with his unique compositions. A socialite pretends to be poor and blind in her plan to help a blinded pianist.

A beautiful woman is attracted to a blind pianist but he does not reciprocate her advances, but this woman is determined.

But it's all in order to help him.

The only thing going for him is that he can play and compose for the piano, and how great he is is basically the only topic of conversation between him and the Merle Oberon character, so what she sees in him beyond that is anybody's guess.

Police are about to smoke him out with tear gas when Jo Ann arrives. She manages to talk Joe into giving himself up, promising to wait for him if he is sent away to prison. Dana Andrews spends the great majority of the film being angry that his sight was lost during a freak accident. Dana Andrews is cool, and Hoagy Carmichael was great. Gross John Cromwell Harriet Parsons, John Cromwell Productions RKO Radio Pictures, 102 mins   Is it because of the problematic themes of a non-disabled person pretending to be disabled to trick a disabled man into a new life?

Cathy Mallory Ethel Barrymore. Movies and mini-series were set in pre-WWII and before the Beatlemania started.

After watching this movie, I also wanted a blind pianist boyfriend like Dana! Max claims to be Jo Ann's long-lost father. Dana does act angsty well, but there is something off and uncomfortable about his performance here. Which Merle Oberon does he want? The subject matter of being blind is handled superficially but gives some insight (pardon the unintentional pun) of how it could change someone's personality. Jacqueline White … Still the real reason to watch this is probably for the music.

Thanks to a lovely cast and good direction by John Cromwell, "Night Song," pure hokum from 1947, manages to hold one's interest and be an entertaining film.

Cast and crew. It turns out they had been raised in the same orphanage. You've got to love a character actor whose main career roles include: Cricket, Celestial, Hi, Butch, Chick, Happy, and Jingles.
I’d like to see more with both. She wants to help, so she, too, pretends she's blind and meets him on the beach. Other lists: [1914-1939] Post Edwardian & Interwar Dramas.

One thing that kept me on the edge of my seat is waiting for the 'other shoe to drop'...for Andrews' character to realize he's being tricked.

Love that Hoosier. They kind of deserve each other, and it's this self-absorbed aspect to their characters that make this sudsy melodrama a little difficult to swallow. Penny_One. Joe had considered himself friendless, but most of the assembled crowd, including Joe's coworker and neighbor Bill Pulanski, and Frank Dunlap, a blind man who lives in the neighborhood, support him. In fact, she insists that she had to physically fend off Max's romantic advances to her. Composer Robert Schumann struggles to compose his symphonies while his loving wife Clara offers her support. A socialite pretends to be poor and blind in her plan to help a blinded pianist. The Long Night was the first screen appearance by character actress Barbara Bel Geddes and it served as a springboard for Bel Geddes's career. The Long Night is a 1947 American film noir crime-drama directed by Anatole Litvak and produced by RKO Pictures. The movie is in the melodramatic genre of Disabled Person Gets Successful Operation.

He plays with his friend's (Hoagy Carmichael) group, and one night, a socialite (Merle Oberon) hears Dan play one of his own compositions and wants to talk with him. Film data from TMDb. Info. Night Song (1947) ← Back to main.

"[6], The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun,, Films produced by Robert and Raymond Hakim, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 19 July 2020, at 01:33. Or is it just because even though you have 4 power house stars: Dana Andrews, Merle Oberon, Hoagy Carmichael and Ethel Barrymore - the film is rather flat? The story unfolds in a series of flashbacks, and even a flashback within a flashback, as Joe recalls what Jo Ann told him about her life before they met.

Lahmard Tate Net Worth, Skrilla Drug, Red Dead Redemption 2 Update, Mo Bamba Injury, Cyclone Tracks, Mcdonald's Birthday Cake 90s, Antonio Brown Fantasy Outlook, Adam Mosseri Wife, The Sky Blues Dragons Den, Orange Hoodie Champion, Cortes De Cabello 2020 Para Hombre, Fox Philly Tv Schedule, Philadelphia News Reporters, Homeland Season 8 Episode 3 Recap, Burgas Weather 14 Days, Ernest Manning High School, Didi Tera Devar Deewana Singers, Charlie Adams Southampton, Sasha Exeter, Gulf Of Oman, Avatar: The Last Airbender Wiki, Public Safety Canada Address, Mars Wallpaper Iphone, Antonio Stranges Mock Draft, Power Book 2: Ghost Release Date, Charlie Adam Salary, Brighton Beach Memoirs Matthew Broderick, Beagle 2 Launch, Secret Service Contract Specialist, Ricky Ponting Father, Road To Avonlea Episodes, Woolworths Lilydale Coronavirus, Blacklands Camping, Bicycle Thieves Criterion, Melania Trump Barely Speaks English, Andrea Deck Instagram, Stella Artois Price In Goa, Allergist North York, Is Get Santa On Netflix, Captain America Winter Soldier, La Noire System Requirements, Geomagnetic Storm 2020, How Long Was Melissa Francis On Little House On The Prairie, Canada Data Bank, Whirlpool Brands Ranking, What Does Des Stand For In Government, Saint Asonia Songs, Rene Laennec Facts, Wii U Roms Reddit, Find Someone By Psn Name, Cascade Athletic Club, Full Force And Effect Meaning Legal, What Is A Nasa Internship Like, Witcher Adventure Game, Private Military Contractors, Insight Remote Support Central Connect, Mars Alive Review, Hockey Wallpaper Iphone, Aupe Bargaining Unit Salary, Insat 4b, Tiny Budget Cooking Pdf, Oath Of Office Definition, Grade 3 Language Arts Printable Worksheets, Medal Of Honor Pacific Assault Steam, The Sinister Surrogate Rotten Tomatoes, Skyrim Dragonborn Dlc, Hudsucker Proxy Watch, Blues Brothers Car For Sale, Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance 2 Ps4, Nasa Shirts Women's, Job Position Meaning, Mike Bettes Tornado Car, Arena Of Valor Cd Key 2020, Devin Ratray Age, Gravity In Iss, United States Court Of Federal Claims Number Of Judges, Big W Rattan Bookcase, Brian Lara Kids, War Of The Visions Review, Mrityudand Songs, Is The Mars Pathfinder Still On Mars, How To Train Your Dragon 1 Full Movie Google Docs, I Don't Mind Clothing, Shoppertrak Analytics Login, The Witcher 1 Ps4, Hangman Board Game Instructions, Who Started Ted Talks, Python Aes-128, Belgravia Book Plot Spoilers, Tale Examples, Hickman Football Roster, Live Earth Camera, Bloodstream Chainsmokers Meaning, Aesthetic Space Background, Hd Wallpapers 1920x1080 Full Screen, Homeland Season 7 Episode 12 Recap, Moll Flanders 1975, Western Football Roster,