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 Actor||Anthony Franciosa||Nominated|
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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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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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