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A Hatful of Rain (1957) was a Drama - Film Adaptation Film directed by Fred Zinnemann and produced by Buddy Adler.

Academy Awards 1957 --- Ceremony Number 30 (source: AMPAS)

Best ActorAnthony FranciosaNominated

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A Hatful of Rain (1957)

By Beatrice on Jul 22, 2016 From Flickers in Time

A Hatful of Rain Directed by Fred Zinnemann Written by Michael V. Gasso, Alfred Hayes and Carl Foreman from Gasso’s play 1957/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation First viewing/My DVD collection This entry into the addiction movie cycle of the late 50’s features some great per... Read full article

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Anthony Franciosa and Henry Silva reprise their roles from the Broadway production. Anthony Franciosa and his Broadway costar Shelley Winters were later married.
Adapted from a Broadway play by Michael V. Gazzo. The original stage production opened on Nov. 9, 1955 at the Lyceum Theatre in New York and ran for 389 performances. Ben Gazzara and Shelley Winters played the two leads in the original stage play.
Anthony Franciosa was nominated for a Tony Award for his performance as Polo in the original Broadway production. He was nominated for an Academy Award for reprising the role in this film.
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