A Tree Grows In Brooklyn (1945) was a Drama - Family Film directed by Elia Kazan and produced by Louis D. Lighton.
The film was based on the novel of the same name written by Betty Smith published in 1943.
A Tree Grows In Brooklyn was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2010.
Academy Awards 1945 --- Ceremony Number 18 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Supporting Actor||James Dunn||Won|
|Best Writing||Tess Slesinger, Frank Davis||Nominated|
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Johnny Nolan aka The Brooklyn Thrush: The poor baby. It was nice that her Mama got her all them pretty dresses.
Katie Nolan: Only now the poor thing will have to lie in Potter's Field!
Johnny Nolan aka The Brooklyn Thrush: But at least she had the dresses!
Katie Nolan: This'll be the last of them now, Francie.
Francie Nolan: Neeley ...
Neeley Nolan: Uh-huh?
Francie Nolan: Am I good-looking?
Neeley Nolan: Aw, what's eatin' ya?
Francie Nolan: No, honest, Neeley, I wanna know.
Neeley Nolan: [after considering her for a few moments] You'll pass.
Francie Nolan: You're sweet, Neeley.
Neeley Nolan: Aw, cut the mush.
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Director Elia Kazan and Betty Smith, author of the novel the film was based on, were classmates at the Yale School of Drama.
The Betty Smith novel was the object of pre-publication bidding competition among several studios, with Darryl F. Zanuck and 20th Century-Fox ultimately paying $55,000 for the rights.
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