Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: Yankee Doodle Dandy and An Affair to Remember.

From this Saturday at 12am Eastern, that’s 6pm Saturday in NZ, 4pm in Sydney and 5am in the UK, and repeated every four hours throughout the day, it’s the described movies Yankee Doodle Dandy from 1942 and An Affair to Remember from 1957.
Yankee Doodle Dandy is a 1942 American biographical musical film about George M. Cohan, known as "The Man Who Owned Broadway".
It stars James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston, and Richard Whorf, and features Irene Manning, George Tobias, Rosemary DeCamp, Jeanne Cagney, and Vera Lewis.
Joan Leslie's singing voice was partially dubbed by Sally Sweetland.
The film was written by Robert Buckner and Edmund Joseph, and directed by Michael Curtiz.
According to the special edition DVD, significant and uncredited improvements were made to the script by the twin brothers Julius J. Epstein and Philip G. Epstein.
The film was a major hit for Warner Brothers, and was nominated for eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture, winning three.
In 1993, Yankee Doodle Dandy was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant", and in 1998, the film was included on the American Film Institute's 100 Years...100 Movies list, a compilation of the 100 greatest films in American cinema.
Directed by: Michael Curtiz.
Written by: Robert Buckner, and Edmund Joseph.
Produced by: Hal B. Wallis, and Jack L. Warner.
Starring: James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston, and Richard Whorf.
Cinematography: James Wong Howe.
Edited by: George Amy.
Score and Songs: George M. Cohan.
Score Adaptation: Ray Heindorf and Heinz Roemheld
Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Release dates: 29 May 1942 ( New York City) 6 June 1942 (United States).
File Length: 125 minutes.
Country: United States.
Language: English.
Budget: $1.5 million.
Box office: $6.5 million.
An Affair to Remember is a 1957 American romance film directed by Leo McCarey and starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr.
Filmed in CinemaScope, it was distributed by 20th Century Fox.
It is considered among the most romantic films of all time according to the American Film Institute.
The film was a remake of McCarey's 1939 film Love Affair, starring Irene Dunne and Charles Boyer.
A couple fall in love and agrees to meet in six months at the Empire State Building - but will it happen?
Directed by: Leo McCarey.
Screenplay by: Delmer Daves, Donald Ogden Stewart, and Leo McCarey.
Story by: Leo McCarey, and Mildred Cram.
Produced by: Leo McCarey, And Jerry Wald.
Starring: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, and Richard Denning.
Cinematography: Milton Krasner.
Edited by: James B. Clark.
Music by: Hugo Friedhofer.
Colour process: DeLuxe Colour.
Production company: Jerry Wald Productions.
Distributed by: 20th Century Fox.
Release date: 19 July 1957.
File Length: 109 minutes.
Country: United States.
Language: English.
Budget: $2.1 million.
Box office: $3.85 million (US/Canada rentals).
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