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Carrie (1952) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by William Wyler and produced by William Wyler and Lester Koenig.

Academy Awards 1952 --- Ceremony Number 25 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Hal Pereira, Roland Anderson; Set Decoration: Emile KuriNominated
Best Costume DesignEdith HeadNominated
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BlogHub Articles:

Review--Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

By KC on Jan 13, 2017 From Classic Movies

I first heard of Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds when a local theater invited me to a free screening of the documentary in mid-December. Though I was not able to attend, the film is now showing on HBO and available on the channel's streaming service. Now that I have seen it... Read full article


Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher

By Carol Martinheira on Dec 29, 2016 From The Old Hollywood Garden

Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher On December 29, 2016 By CarolIn Uncategorized... Read full article


Music Review : Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell (2015)

By Michael on May 8, 2015 From Le Mot du Cinephiliaque

Music Review : Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell (2015, Asthmatic Kitty) Carrie & Lowell is my first experience with singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens and I must say his acoustic indie rock hooked me at the first listen. The melancholy and sadness of this record reminded me how the fi... Read full article


Guest Post by Adam: “Carrie” New and Old

By Anne Marie on Nov 2, 2013 From We Recycle Movies

Hey Recyclers! My friend Adam B. is back with another review! This time it’s an original classic and the new remake. Which is your favorite? Post in the comments section below! What separates Brian De Palma?s Carrie (1976) from most other horror movies with teenage characters is that it?s ac... Read full article


Kick Ass Ladies in Film – Sissy Spacek as Carrie

By Brandy Dean on Jul 10, 2013 From Pretty Clever Films

Look man, Carrie was a sweet girl – until she was pushed to far. As Sissy Spacek proved in 1976′s Carrie, it’s the quiet ones you’ve got to watch for. Carrie kept her cool until she didn’t, but when she lost it… she really really lost it. Here’s to one kick ... Read full article


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Quotes from

Carrie Meeber: When you're poor, it gets all mixed up. You like the people who are good to you.


Carrie Meeber: I should have waited until I met you. But I didn't, and now I'm not free.


George Hurstwood: You still have time, Carrie. Move on now. Find someone... to love. It's a great experience, Carrie.


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Facts about

Though based on Theodore Dreiser's novel "Sister Carrie," the movie was released simply as "Carrie" because the studio feared audiences would think "Sister Carrie" was the story of a nun.
In 1937, Warner Brothers owned the movie rights to Theodore Dreiser's "Sister Carrie", but Joseph Breen at the Hays Office prohibited the studio from producing a faithful version of the novel. A copy of the letter is available on the University of Pennsylvania's website.
Laurence Olivier accepted the part of George Hurstwood so he could be in Hollywood at the same time that his emotionally troubled wife Vivien Leigh was making A Streetcar Named Desire so that he could look after her.
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