History Music / ColePorter

25th Nov '16 8:23:48 AM ImperialMajestyXO
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* CreatorBreakdown: Porter's legs were crushed in a polo accident in 1937, leaving him permanently disabled and in constant severe pain for the rest of his life. It took him ten years to get back to his previous level of productivity. Later in life, he had to have a leg amputated (due to the previous injuries), and never wrote again.

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* CreatorBreakdown: Porter's legs were crushed in a polo accident in 1937, leaving him permanently disabled and in constant severe pain for the rest of his life. It took him ten years to get back to his previous level of productivity. Later in life, he had to [[AnArmAndALeg have a leg amputated amputated]] (due to the previous injuries), and never wrote again.
1st Aug '16 6:18:40 PM Herbieriffer
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** The same for "It's De-Lovely", being used by the Desoto Motor Company in its 1950s advertisement.
--> It's de-lovely, it's dynamic, it's DeSoto!
17th Jan '16 2:12:30 AM Aquila89
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* ''Film/HighSociety'' (1955)

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* ''Film/HighSociety'' (1955)
(1956)
5th Jan '16 1:34:50 PM Divra
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* BreakupSong: "Just One Of Those Things".
20th May '15 8:58:13 PM jayoungr
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[[AC:List of notable film/theatre scores]]
* ''Fifty Million Frenchmen'' (1929)
* ''The [[HaveAGayOldTime Gay]] Divorce'' (filmed as ''Film/TheGayDivorcee)'' (1932)
* ''Theatre/AnythingGoes'' (1934)
* ''[=DuBarry=] Was a Lady'' (1939)
* ''The Pirate'' (1947)
* ''Theatre/KissMeKate'' (1948)
* ''Film/SilkStockings'' (1954)
* ''Film/HighSociety'' (1955)
28th Aug '14 10:45:17 PM allboyband
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** To anyone and everyone. From politicians, to actors, to characters from literature, no reference was too obscure or too popular. Basically, if he could rhyme it, he would use it. And he could ALWAYS rhyme it.

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** [[ReferenceOverdosed To anyone and everyone.everyone]]. From politicians, to actors, to characters from literature, no reference was too obscure or too popular. Basically, if he could rhyme it, he would use it. And he could ALWAYS rhyme it.



* CreatorBreakdown: Porter's legs were crushed in a polo accident in 1937, leaving him permanently disabled and in constant severe pain for the rest of his life. It took him ten years to get back to his previous level of productivity. Later in life, he lost a leg and never wrote again.

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* {{Biopic}}: ''Night and Day'' (1946, starring Creator/CaryGrant) and ''De-Lovely'' (2004, portrayed by Creator/KevinKline), both of which were [[TitledAfterTheSong named after songs of his]]. The former was highly fictionalized, while the latter was closer to Porter's life and addressed his homosexuality. As Kline was a better singer than Porter, he had to [[HollywoodToneDeaf tone down his ability]] a bit.
* CreatorBreakdown: Porter's legs were crushed in a polo accident in 1937, leaving him permanently disabled and in constant severe pain for the rest of his life. It took him ten years to get back to his previous level of productivity. Later in life, he lost had to have a leg amputated (due to the previous injuries), and never wrote again.again.
4th May '14 3:04:50 AM SeptimusHeap
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* UpperClassWit: Porter was born into a very wealthy family and never actually ''needed'' to work. He [[DoingItForTheArt still put in]] a seventy-hour week most of the time.
19th Oct '13 1:36:30 AM Scabbard
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* TheBeard: Cole's wife, Linda, who knew about his homosexuality when she married him. When they met she had just gotten out of a sexually and phsically abusive relationship, and was uninterested in sex. Their marriage was mutually beneficial, as both got a partner to show off, without any of the responsibilites of sex.

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* TheBeard: Cole's wife, Linda, who knew about his homosexuality when she married him. When they met she had just gotten out of a sexually and phsically physically abusive relationship, and was uninterested in sex. Their marriage was mutually beneficial, as both got a partner to show off, without any of the responsibilites of sex.
11th Aug '13 1:33:53 PM allboyband
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* {{Bowdlerise}}: The lyrics to "Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love)" (written in TheTwenties) were changed because it contained racial slurs [[ValuesDissonance which were later deemed inappropriate]].
30th Jul '13 2:18:34 PM allboyband
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* DoubleEntendre: "Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love.)" among others. Of course, sometimes, Cole was not so subtle, and skipped straight to "Let's Misbehave."

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* DoubleEntendre: "Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love.)" Love)" among others. Of course, sometimes, Cole was not so subtle, and skipped straight to "Let's Misbehave."



* UpperClassWit: Porter was born into a very wealthy family and never actually ''needed'' to work. He still put in a seventy-hour week most of the time.

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* UpperClassWit: Porter was born into a very wealthy family and never actually ''needed'' to work. He [[DoingItForTheArt still put in in]] a seventy-hour week most of the time.
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