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Decision Before Dawn (1951) was a War - Drama Film directed by Anatole Litvak and produced by Anatole Litvak and Frank McCarthy.

Academy Awards 1951 --- Ceremony Number 24 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Film EditingDorothy SpencerNominated
Best PictureAnatole Litvak and Frank McCarthy, ProducersNominated
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Decision Before Dawn (1951)

By Beatrice on Aug 17, 2015 From Flickers in Time

Decision Before Dawn Directed by Anatole Litvak Written by Peter Viertel from the novel “Call It Treason” by George Howe 1951/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation/Bavaria Fild First viewing/Amazon Instant This “now-it-can-be-told” WWII war movie is a bit heavy on the... Read full article


Decision Before Dawn

By Alyson on Jul 27, 2010 From The Best Picture Project

Just six years after WWII, Decision Before Dawn brings a somewhat sympathetic look at Nazi Germany. ?Director Anatole Litvak, who?s work we?ve seen earlier in The Snake Pit, seems more than capable of a war film after directing several war documentaries in the forties. ?He filmed in Germany, using t... Read full article


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One of the first films after World War II to portray the German people - outside of the Nazi regime - in a sympathetic light.
December 8th, 1944: the date on which Karl Maurer (Werner) is captured in the film, was in real life the actual date on which Oskar Werner deserted from the Wehrmacht.
Since the instigation of five Best Picture nominees for the Academy Awards in 1944, this was the first Best Film nominee to only be nominated in one other category. The next instance of this occurred in 1994 when Four Weddings and a Funeral only picked up two nominations (including Best Film).
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