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Deep South (1937) was a Drama - Mystery Film directed by Mervyn LeRoy and produced by Mervyn LeRoy and Jack L. Warner.

Academy Awards 1937 --- Ceremony Number 10 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Live Action ShortRKO RadioNominated
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Confederate Veteran: [to his fellow Confederate veterans] On your feet now. Go on and look sharp. The whole town's wwatching. This is the one day out of the year that belongs to us.


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The story is based on the murder trial of Leo M. Frank in 1915, despite the usual disclaimer at the start of the movie. Author Ward Greene covered that trial in Atlanta, Georgia, as a reporter.
First speaking role of 16-year-old Lana Turner.
Lana Turner got the role in February 1937, when she was in Hollywood for only one month. She was discovered while lunching, and was offered a screen test for a role.
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