An Affair to Remember

An Affair to Remember (1957)

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By a fluke, Nickie discovers where Terry is staying, although not that she is paralyzed. He barges in to see her and yells at her for breaking his heart. He is just about to storm out when he realises that a woman in a wheelchair came to the studio that sells his paintings and was interested in the one that looked like Terry. He had his agent give the painting to the paralyzed woman. He enters another room of her apartment and discovers the painting. Suddenly he knows why she didn't meet him at the appointed time. She cries and they hug. She states "if you can be a painter I can walk" and the movie ends with a shot of the Empire State Building. In this ending it is left unknown if Terry ever walks again, but none of it seems to matter because they have each other.


Revealing mistake: An open water shot of the Constitution shows the wake from the camera boat.

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Question: Where is the infamous painting of Terry (the one we see reflected in a mirror) when all the children come to sing at her bedside? Nicki sees it the moment he opens her bedroom door.

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