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Captain Carey, U.S.A. (1950) was a Drama - War Film directed by Mitchell Leisen and produced by Richard Maibaum.

Academy Awards 1950 --- Ceremony Number 23 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Music - SongMusic and Lyrics by Ray Evans and Jay LivingstonWon
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Alan Ladd Betrayed in "Captain Carey, U.S.A."

By Rick29 on Jan 16, 2017 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

The studio sets are pretty convincing. Webb Carey (Alan Ladd) provides intelligence to the Allies while hiding out on an island off the coast of Italy during World War II. The local residents know about the Americano and a fellow officer, but not the location of their base of operations. It turns o... Read full article


Alan Ladd Betrayed in "Captain Carey, U.S.A."

By Rick29 on Jan 16, 2017 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

The studio sets are pretty convincing. Webb Carey (Alan Ladd) provides intelligence to the Allies while hiding out on an island off the coast of Italy during World War II. The local residents know about the Americano and a fellow officer, but not the location of their base of operations. It turns o... Read full article


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The song "Mona Lisa" is the first song to win an Oscar for Best Song that was not sung in English.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onFebraury 2, 1953 with Wanda Hendrix reprising her film role.
The song, "Mona Lisa", is the first song from a non-musical picture to win Oscar for Best Song.
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