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The Gay Divorcee

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The Gay Divorcee is a 1934 American musical film directed by Mark Sandrich and starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. [1]

55 relations: Academy Award for Best Original Song, Academy Award for Best Picture, Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing, Academy Awards, Alice Brady, Andrew Sarris, Arthur Fiedler, Ben Mankiewicz, Betty Grable, Boston Pops Orchestra, Broadway theatre, Carioca, Carl Dreher, Carroll Clark, Charles Coleman (actor), Co-respondent, Cole Porter, Con Conrad, David Abel (cinematographer), Divorce, Dorothy Yost, Dwight Taylor (writer), Edward Everett Horton, Eric Blore, Erik Rhodes (actor, born 1906), Flying Down to Rio, Fred Astaire, Gay Divorce, George Marion Jr., Ginger Rogers, Harry Revel, Herb Magidson, J. Hartley Manners, Lawyer, Lillian Miles, Mack Gordon, Mark Sandrich, Max Steiner, Motion Picture Production Code, Musical film, Musical theatre, Night and Day (song), Pandro S. Berman, RCA Records, RKO Pictures, Robert Benchley, Samuel Hoffenstein, Screenplay, The Continental (song), The New York Times, ..., Turner Classic Movies, Van Nest Polglase, William Austin (actor), William Hamilton (film editor), YouTube. Expand index (5 more) »

Academy Award for Best Original Song

The Academy Award for Best Original Song is one of the awards given annually to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

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Academy Award for Best Picture

The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards presented annually since the awards debuted in 1929, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

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Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing

The Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing is an Academy Award that recognizes the finest or most euphonic sound mixing or recording and is generally awarded to the production sound mixers and re-recording mixers of the winning film.

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Academy Awards

The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.

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Alice Brady

Alice Brady (born Mary Rose Brady, November 2, 1892 – October 28, 1939) was an American actress who began her career in the silent film era and survived the transition into talkies.

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Andrew Sarris

Andrew Sarris (October 31, 1928 – June 20, 2012) was an American film critic, a leading proponent of the auteur theory of film criticism.

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Arthur Fiedler

Arthur Fiedler (December 17, 1894 – July 10, 1979) was a long-time conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra, a symphony orchestra that specializes in popular and light classical music.

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Ben Mankiewicz

Benjamin Frederick "Ben" Mankiewicz (born March 25, 1967) is an American television personality.

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Betty Grable

Elizabeth Ruth "Betty" Grable (December 18, 1916 – July 2, 1973) was an American actress, pin-up girl, dancer, and singer.

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Boston Pops Orchestra

The Boston Pops Orchestra is an American orchestra based in Boston, Massachusetts that specializes in playing light classical and popular music.

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Broadway theatre

Broadway theatre,Although theater is the generally preferred spelling in the United States (see American and British English spelling differences), many Broadway venues, performers and trade groups for live dramatic presentations use the spelling theatre.

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Carioca

Carioca is a demonym used to refer to anything related to the City of Rio de Janeiro as well as its eponymous State of Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil.

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Carl Dreher

Carl Dreher (February 16, 1896 – July 13, 1976) was an electrical engineer, two-time Academy Award nominated sound engineer, and an author who primarily dealt with technical and scientific topics.

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Carroll Clark

Carroll Clark (February 6, 1894 – May 17, 1968) was an American art director.

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Charles Coleman (actor)

Charles Pearce Coleman (December 22, 1885 – March 8, 1951) was an Australian-born American character actor of the silent and sound film eras.

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Co-respondent

In English law, a co-respondent is, in general, a respondent to a petition, or other legal proceeding, along with another or others, or a person called upon to answer in some other way.

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Cole Porter

Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter.

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Con Conrad

Con Conrad (born Conrad K. Dober, June 18, 1891 – September 28, 1938) was an American songwriter and producer.

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David Abel (cinematographer)

David Abel (15 December 1883 – 12 November 1973) was a cinematographer.

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Divorce

Divorce, also known as dissolution of marriage, is the termination of a marriage or marital union, the canceling or reorganizing of the legal duties and responsibilities of marriage, thus dissolving the bonds of matrimony between a married couple under the rule of law of the particular country or state.

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Dorothy Yost

Dorothy Yost (April 25, 1899 – June 10, 1967), later married as Dorothy Yost Cummings, was a prominent screenwriter whose career lasted from the silent era well into the sound era.

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Dwight Taylor (writer)

Dwight Oliver Taylor (January 1, 1903, New York City, New York – December 31, 1986, Woodland Hills, California) was an American author, playwright, and film/television screenwriter.

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Edward Everett Horton

Edward Everett Horton (March 18, 1886 – September 29, 1970) was an American character actor.

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Eric Blore

Eric Blore (23 December 1887 – 2 March 1959) was an English comic actor who worked in the United States beginning in the 1920s and had a very busy career in Hollywood films in the 1930 and 1940s.

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Erik Rhodes (actor, born 1906)

Erik Rhodes (February 10, 1906 – February 17, 1990) was an American film and Broadway singer and actor.

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Flying Down to Rio

Flying Down to Rio is a 1933 American pre-Code RKO musical film noted for being the first screen pairing of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, although Dolores del Río and Gene Raymond received top billing and the leading roles.

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Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire (born Frederick Austerlitz; May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987) was an American dancer, singer, actor, choreographer and television presenter.

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Gay Divorce

Gay Divorce is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter and book by Dwight Taylor, adapted by Kenneth Webb and Samuel Hoffenstein.

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George Marion Jr.

George Marion Jr. (August 30, 1899 – February 25, 1968) was an American screenwriter.

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Ginger Rogers

Virginia Katherine Rogers (née McMath; July 16, 1911 – April 25, 1995) was an American actress, dancer, and singer.

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Harry Revel

Harry Revel (21 December 1905 – 3 November 1958) was a British-American composer of musical theatre.

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Herb Magidson

Herbert A. Magidson (January 7, 1906 – January 2, 1986) was an American popular lyricist.

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J. Hartley Manners

John Hartley Manners (10 August 1870 – 19 December 1928) was a London-born playwright of Irish extraction who wrote Peg o' My Heart, which starred his wife, Laurette Taylor, on Broadway in one of her greatest stage triumphs.

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Lawyer

A lawyer or attorney is a person who practices law, as an advocate, attorney, attorney at law, barrister, barrister-at-law, bar-at-law, counsel, counselor, counsellor, counselor at law, or solicitor, but not as a paralegal or charter executive secretary.

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Lillian Miles

Lillian Miles (1907–1972) was an American actress in several films in the 1930s.

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Mack Gordon

Mack Gordon (born Morris Gittler, June 21, 1904 – February 28, 1959) was a Jewish-American composer and lyricist of songs for the stage and film.

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Mark Sandrich

Mark Sandrich (born Mark Rex Goldstein; October 26, 1900 – March 4, 1945) was an American film director, writer, and producer.

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Max Steiner

Maximilian Raoul Steiner (May 10, 1888 – December 28, 1971) was an Austrian-born American music composer for theatre and films.

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Motion Picture Production Code

The Motion Picture Production Code was the set of industry moral guidelines that was applied to most United States motion pictures released by major studios from 1930 to 1968.

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Musical film

The musical film is a film genre in which songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative, sometimes accompanied by dancing.

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Musical theatre

Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance.

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Night and Day (song)

"Night and Day" is a popular song by Cole Porter that was written for the 1932 musical Gay Divorce.

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Pandro S. Berman

Pandro Samuel Berman (March 28, 1905July 13, 1996) also known as Pan Berman, was an American film producer.

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RCA Records

RCA Records (formerly legally traded as the RCA Records Label) is an American record label owned by Sony Music, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.

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RKO Pictures

RKO Pictures was an American film production and distribution company.

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Robert Benchley

Robert Charles Benchley (September 15, 1889 – November 21, 1945) was an American humorist best known for his work as a newspaper columnist and film actor.

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Samuel Hoffenstein

Samuel "Sam" Hoffenstein (October 8, 1890 - October 6, 1947) was a screenwriter and a musical composer.

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Screenplay

A screenplay or script is a written work by screenwriters for a film, video game, or television program.

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The Continental (song)

"The Continental" is a song written by Con Conrad with lyrics by Herb Magidson, and was introduced by Ginger Rogers in the 1934 film, The Gay Divorcee.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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Turner Classic Movies

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is an American movie-oriented pay-TV network operated by Turner Broadcasting System. Launched in 1994, TCM is headquartered at Turner's Techwood broadcasting campus in the Midtown business district of Atlanta, Georgia. Historically, the channel's programming consisted mainly of classic theatrically released feature films from the Turner Entertainment film library – which comprises films from Warner Bros. Pictures (covering films released before 1950) and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (covering films released before May 1986). However, TCM now has licensing deals with other Hollywood film studios as well as its WarnerMedia sister company, Warner Bros. (which now controls the Turner Entertainment library and its own later films), and occasionally shows more recent films. The channel is available in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Latin America, France, Spain, the Nordic countries, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific.

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Van Nest Polglase

Van Nest Polglase (August 25, 1898 – December 20, 1968) was an American art director.

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William Austin (actor)

William Austin (12 June 1884 – 15 June 1975) was an English character actor.

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William Hamilton (film editor)

William Hamilton (November 11, 1893 - August 3, 1942) was an American film editor whose career spanned two decades.

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YouTube

YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Gay_Divorcee

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