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A Certain Smile (song)

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B-side  "Let It Rain"
Genre  Popular
Initial release  31 July 1958
Story by  Françoise Sagan
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Released  June 1958
Length  2:47
Director  Jean Negulesco
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Label  Columbia (US) Fontana (UK)
Writer(s)  Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster
Box office  1.3 million USD (US rentals)
Screenplay  Albert Hackett, Frances Goodrich
Cast  Johnny Mathis, Joan Fontaine, Rossano Brazzi, Christine Carère, Bradford Dillman
Similar  Joan Fontaine movies, Movies about infidelity, Romance movies

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"A Certain Smile" is a popular song. It was written for the 1958 film of the same name, based on the novel, also titled A Certain Smile, by Françoise Sagan. The song was nominated for the 1958 Academy Award for Best Original Song.

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The music was written by Sammy Fain with the lyrics by Paul Francis Webster. The song has been covered by artists such as Johnny Mathis, who appeared in the 1958 film as a bar singer who sang the title song. Mathis's recording, with backing orchestration by Ray Ellis and released in June 1958 (4-41193), reached #4 on the UK Singles Chart and #14 on the Billboard Hot 100. Astrud Gilberto recorded it for her 1966 album, A Certain Smile, a Certain Sadness.

Jay and the Americans released a version of the song on their 1963 album, At the Cafe Wha?

The song was featured in the 2010 BBC production of "A Passionate Woman."

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A Certain Smile (song) Wikipedia


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