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Love Me or Leave Me is a 1955 biographical film which tells the life story of Ruth Etting, a singer who rose from taxi dancer to movie star. It stars Doris Day, James Cagney and Cameron Mitchell. 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ruth Etting ( 23 November 1896 – 24 September 1978) was an American singing star of the 1930s, who had over sixty hit recordings. ... Doris Day Doris Day (born April 3, 1924) is an American singer, actress, and animal welfare advocate. ... Jimmy Cagney was part of the Legends of Hollywood USPS stamp series. ...


The movie was written by Daniel Fuchs and Isobel Lennart. It was directed by Charles Vidor. Charles Vidor (July 27, 1900 – June 4, 1959) was a film director. ...


It won the Academy Award for Best Writing, Motion Picture Story, and was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role (James Cagney), Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture, Best Music, Song (for Nicholas Brodszky and Sammy Cahn for "I'll Never Stop Loving You"), Best Sound, Recording and Best Writing, Screenplay. Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... The Academy Award for Best Story was the Academy Award that was the predecessor to the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay which was introduced in 1940. ... Academy Award for Best Actor - Wikipedia /**/ @import /w/skins-1. ... From Rule Sixteen of the Special Rules for The Music Awards Original Score: An original score is a substantial body of music in the form of dramatic underscoring written specifically for the film by the submitting composer. ... Academy Award for Best Song 1930s 1934 - The Continental from The Gay Divorcee 1935 Lullaby of Broadway from Gold Diggers of 1935 1936 The Way You Look Tonight from Swing Time 1937 Sweet Leilani from Waikiki Wedding 1938 - Thanks for the Memory from The Big Broadcast of 1938 1939 Over... Sammy Cahn (June 18, 1913 - January 15, 1993) was a songwriter and musician, playing the piano and violin. ... This is a list of films that have received an Oscar for best sound. ... The Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay is the Academy Award for the best script not based upon previously published material. ...


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Love Me or Leave Me (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (168 words)
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Love Me or Leave Me is a 1955 biographical film which tells the life story of Ruth Etting, a singer who rose from dancer to movie star.
The movie was written by Daniel Fuchs and Isobel Lennart.
Movie Info for Love Me or Leave Me on MSN Movies (298 words)
One of the gutsiest movie musicals of the 1950s, Love Me or Leave Me is the true story of 1930s torch-singer Ruth Etting, here played by Doris Day.
Upon his release, Snyder finds that Ruth is still in love with Alderman; he is mollified by her act of largesse in keeping her promise to perform in his nightclub at a fraction of her normal salary.
No one comes off particularly nobly in Love Me or Leave Me, even though the still-living Ruth Etting, Martin Snyder and Johnny Alderman were offered full script approval.
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