Remember the Night

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Remember the Night ★★★ 1940

Another Sturges-scripted winner in which assistant D.A. MacMurray falls for sophiticated shoplifter Stanwyck, who has stolen a diamond bracelet amidst the Christmas holiday bustle. On a promise that she will return for the trial MacMurray postpones the trial and offers her a ride home for the holidays. Stanwyck is turned away by her mother and MacMurray brings her home for a real family Christmas, where love blooms. A sentimental, funny romance that boisters holiday cheer any time of year. 94m/B VHS . Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Beulah Bondi, Elizabeth Patterson, Willard Robertson, Sterling Holloway; D: Mitchell Leisen; W: Preston Sturges; C: Ted Tetzlaff; M: Frederick “Friedrich” Hollander.