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Anthony Adverse (1936) was a Adventure - Drama Film directed by Michael Curtiz and Mervyn LeRoy and produced by Hal B. Wallis, Henry Blanke and Jack L. Warner.

The film was based on the novel of the same name written by Hervey Allen published in 1933.

Academy Awards 1936 --- Ceremony Number 9 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Supporting ActressGale SondergaardWon
Best Art DirectionAnton GrotNominated
Best CinematographyGaetano GaudioWon
Best Film EditingRalph DawsonWon
Best Music - ScoringWarner Bros. Studio Music Department, Leo Forbstein, head of department (Score by Erich Wolfgang KoWon
Best PictureWarner Bros.Nominated
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Anthony Adverse

By Alyson on Sep 29, 2011 From The Best Picture Project

Anthony Adverse is based off the novel by Hervey Allen about the trials of an orphan that only get more intense in his adulthood. ?Before we can meet the little orphan Anthony, the details surrounding his unfortunate circumstances must be made clear. ?The film begins as a young woman is leaving on h... Read full article


Anthony Adverse and The Story of Louis Pasteur (Double Missing)

By Alyson on Apr 29, 2010 From The Best Picture Project

Sadly, there are two films in 1936 that are nowhere to be found.? As always, I’ll keep a sharp eye out for these wayward pieces of cinematic history and any advice on where to find them would be much appreciated.... Read full article


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Humphrey Bogart tested for the role of Napoleon; Bette Davis and Kitty Carlisle were among the many others who auditioned for roles.
The opera being performed in Paris, "The Duchess of Ferrara", is not a real opera; the poster outside identifies the composer as Aldo Franchetti, who plays the conductor in the opera scene.
Warner Bros. paid $40,000 for the screen rights to the 1200-page novel.
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