Leo McCarey

The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: 1940 Academy Award Best Picture Nominees • Love Affair

Love Affair

August 3, 2023

We continue our exploration of 1939 films nominated for Best Picture at the 1940 Academy Awards. In today’s episode, we discuss Leo McCarey’s ‘Love Affair’ with Irene Dunne and Charles Boyer. Where does the film stand in comparison to its remakes? How are Dunne and Boyer as a pair? How iconic is that ending? Tune in!

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