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Career (1959) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by Joseph Anthony and produced by Hal B. Wallis and Paul Nathan.

Academy Awards 1959 --- Ceremony Number 32 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Hal Pereira, Walter Tyler; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Arthur KramsNominated
Best CinematographyJoseph LaShelleNominated
Best Costume DesignEdith HeadNominated
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Sharon Kensington: Oh, what a lovely name. I love that name. You know, the first man I ever completely destroyed was named Sam. He's a hairdresser now.


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Carolyn Jones was originally cast as "Sharon Kensington" but switched roles with Shirley MacLaine in order to play Shirley Drake because she wanted the less flamboyant role.
Prior to the release of this movie, a fan had written to 'Screen Stories' magazine, inquiring as to what movie Dean Martin would next be appearing in. The response was that one of the movies would be 'Korea' - but there was no mention of 'Career'. While the movie does have a brief character introduction set during the Korean War, Dean Martin never appeared in a movie called 'Korea'.
Dean Martin still had four pictures left in his old contract with producer Hal B. Wallis with whom he hadn't worked after his break-up with Jerry Lewis. Wallis refused to raise Martin's salary, but the star was interested in playing a more serious part and accepted the role of Maury in this picture. After Career, Martin made three more pictures with Wallis: All in a Night's Work, The Sons of Katie Elder and 5 Card Stud.
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