This Could Be the Night Poster

Release Date: 1957

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
Straitlaced teacher Anne (Jean Simmons) needs extra work, so she becomes a receptionist at a swanky nightclub owned by mobster-turned-businessman Rocco (Paul Douglas), who seems tough but quickly shows his soft side. Before long Anne develops a crush on Rocco's partner, Tony (Anthony Franciosa), a swinging bachelor. Unfortunately, Tony thinks she doesn't fit in at the club and Rocco says she shouldn't get involved with him. Yet Anne is determined to show them both she can hang with their kind.

Cast: Jean Simmons, Paul Douglas, Anthony Franciosa, Julie Wilson, Neile Adams, Joan Blondell, J. Carrol Naish, Rafael Campos

Director: Robert Wise

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: 1950s, New York City, Rivalry, Charming, Witty, Love, Emotional, Underdog


Nominated Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy