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Blossoms in the Dust (1941) was a Drama Film directed by Mervyn LeRoy and produced by Mervyn LeRoy and Irving Asher.

Academy Awards 1941 --- Ceremony Number 14 (source: AMPAS)

Best ActressGreer GarsonNominated
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Cedric Gibbons, Urie McCleary; Interior Decoration: Edwin B. WillisWon
Best CinematographyKarl Freund, W. Howard GreeneNominated
Best PictureMetro-Goldwyn-MayerNominated

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Blossoms in the Dust (1941)

By Beatrice on Aug 4, 2014 From Flickers in Time

Blossoms in the Dust Directed by Mervyn LeRoy Written by Anita Loos and Robert Wainwright 1941/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer First viewing/Warner Archive DVD I thought this well-made biopic was just OK. The story is a dramatization of the work of Edna Gladney (Greer Garson) who ran an orphanage in Texas... Read full article

Blossoms in the Dust

By Alyson on Apr 1, 2011 From The Best Picture Project

In Blossoms in the Dust, Edna (Greer Garson) has witnessed the struggles and injustices that illegitimate children face all her life. ?When her adopted sister, Charlotte (Marsha Hunt) becomes engaged, that fact that she is a foundling is revealed and her future mother-in-law refuses to let her son m... Read full article

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Quotes from

Edna: There are no illegitimate children. There are only illegitimate parents!

Edna: Do I look like a hussy?

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First of eight movies that paired Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onFebruary 16, 1942 with Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon and Felix Bressart reprising their film roles.
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