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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Overview:

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931) was a Drama - Horror Film directed by Rouben Mamoulian and produced by Adolph Zukor.

The film was based on the novel The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde written by Robert Louis Stevenson published in 1886.

Academy Awards 1941 --- Ceremony Number 14 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActorFredric MarchWon
Best CinematographyKarl StrussNominated
Best WritingPercy Heath, Samuel HoffensteinNominated
Best CinematographyJoseph RuttenbergNominated
Best Film EditingHarold F. KressNominated
Best Music - ScoringFranz WaxmanNominated
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Mr. Hyde: [after strangling Ivy]
Isn't Hyde a lover after your own heart?


Mr. Hyde: Perhaps you prefer a gentleman. One of those fine-mannered and honorable gentlemen. Those panting hypocrites who like your legs but talk about your garters.


Poole: You should go out, sir. London offers many amusements for a gentlemen like you, sir.
Dr. Jekyll: Yes, but gentlemen like me daren't take advantage of them, Poole. Gentlemen like me have to be very careful of what we do or say.


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Miriam Hopkins was not eligible for an Oscar nomination because most of her performance was cut from the film when it was released due to censorship.
Miriam Hopkins originally turned down the role if Ivy Pearson, saying she wanted to play Muriel Carew instead. She soon changed her mind when the director informed her many actresses in Hollywood could be cast in her place.
The nephew of Robert Louis Stevenson appears in a small uncredited role.
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