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Who wrote the song De Lovely?

Who wrote the song De Lovely?

Cole Porter
It’s De-Lovely/Composers

What is the movie De Lovely about?

At the staging of a musical production based on his life story, songwriter Cole Porter (Kevin Kline) begins to reflect on his life and career. As he trades notes with the play’s director, Gabe (Jonathan Pryce), Porter recollects his meteoric rise on Broadway during the mid-1920s and his first meeting with wife and muse Linda Thomas (Ashley Judd). He also recalls his many extramarital, homosexual dalliances, and the deep depression and seclusion of his final years.
De-Lovely/Film synopsis

Who sang in De Lovely?

The song was later used in the musical Anything Goes, first appearing in the 1956 film version (when it was sung by Donald O’Connor and Mitzi Gaynor); in the 1962 revival where it was sung by Hal Linden and Barbara Lang, and in the 2004 biographical film De-Lovely, where it was performed by Robbie Williams.

Where was lovely filmed?

Filming locations included Chiswick House and Luton Hoo. The film premiered at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival. It was shown at the CineVegas International Film Festival, the Sydney Film Festival, and the San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival before going into limited release in the US.

What did Cole Porter died of?

Kidney failure
Cole Porter/Cause of death
When Cole Porter died of kidney failure at age 73 on Oct. 15, 1964, only his closest friends knew the extent of the physical and mental anguish he had endured for 27 years.

Who are the singers in De Lovely?

The film stars Kevin Kline and Ashley Judd and will include song and dance numbers by Williams, Alanis Morissette, Sheryl Crow, Elvis Costello, Diana Krall and Vivian Green. One girl on the set tells a friend she feels like she’s in “The Great Gatsby,” but “De-lovely” is a bit more ambitious than that.

How long is the movie De Lovely?

2h 5m
De-Lovely/Running time

What was Cole Porter’s most successful musical?

After a serious horseback riding accident in 1937, Porter was left disabled and in constant pain, but he continued to work. His shows of the early 1940s did not contain the lasting hits of his best work of the 1920s and 1930s, but in 1948 he made a triumphant comeback with his most successful musical, Kiss Me, Kate.

Is Cole Porter dead?

Deceased (1891–1964)
Cole Porter/Living or Deceased

What was Cole Porter’s most successful show from 1934?

Anything Goes
For Gay Divorce (1932), which starred Fred Astaire, Porter wrote “Night and Day.” Anything Goes (1934) contained more popular numbers, including “I Get a Kick Out of You” and “You’re the Top.”

When did Cole Porter sing it’s De Lovely?

“It’s De-Lovely” is one of Cole Porter’s hit songs, originally appearing in his famed 1936 musical, Red Hot and Blue. The song was later used in the musical Anything Goes, first appearing in the 1962 revival. The hit records in late 1936 and early 1937 included Eddy Duchin, Shep Fields, and Will Osborne.

When did the song it’s De Lovely come out?

(August 2008) “It’s De-Lovely” is one of Cole Porter’s hit songs, originally appearing in his 1936 musical, Red Hot and Blue. It was introduced by Ethel Merman and Bob Hope.

When did Robbie Williams sing the song De Lovely?

2004 Robbie Williams sang the song in the Cole Porter biopic, De-Lovely (2004). The song was used by the Chrysler Corporation in advertising DeSoto automobiles, changing the lyrics to “Its delovely, its dynamic, its DeSoto.”

Where is Cole Porter’s grave in Peru Indiana?

Ethel Merman – It’s De Lovely – Cole Porter Songs Delovely. Cole Porter grave site – Mt. Hope Cemetery Peru, Indiana. He lived at swell-egant addresses in Manhattan, Beverly Hills, and the Berkshires, but the ultra-sophisticated Cole Porter (1891-1964) chose to be buried in his hometown of Peru, Indiana, with an unassuming marker.