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Duel in the Sun (1946) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by William Cameron Menzies and Otto Brower and produced by David O. Selznick.

Academy Awards 1946 --- Ceremony Number 19 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActressJennifer JonesNominated
Best Supporting ActressLillian GishNominated
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Duelo ao Sol / Duel in the Sun (1946)

By L? on Oct 1, 2017 From Critica Retro

Duelo ao Sol / Duel in the Sun (1946) Eu amo a velha Hollywood. Eu amo cinema cl?ssico. Eu fico animada ao ler, nos cr?ditos iniciais, nomes como Joseph Cotten, Jennifer Jones, Gregory Peck, Lillian Gish, Herbert Marshall, Lionel Barrymore e Butterfly McQueen. Mas gra?as a Deus eu tamb?m sou ... Read full article


Jennifer Jones and Greg Peck can't quit each other in... Duel in the Sun (1946)

By Michaela on Aug 11, 2015 From Love Letters to Old Hollywood

This is my entry for the Barrymore Trilogy Blogathon, which celebrates all actors with the last name Barrymore. To read the rest of the stunning roster, click here. ********************************************************************************* Imagine you're David O. Selznick. In 1939, you ... Read full article


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The Sinkiller: Pearl, you're curved in the flesh of temptation. Resistance is going to be a darn sight harder for you than females protected by the shape of sows.


Sen. Jackson McCanles: I once fought for that flag; I'll not fire on it.


The Sinkiller: Under that heathen blanket, there's a full-blossomed woman built by the devil to drive men crazy.


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This film is listed among The 100 Most Amusingly Bad Movies Ever Made in Golden Raspberry Award founder John Wilson's book THE OFFICIAL RAZZIE® MOVIE GUIDE.
The British writing-directing team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger were shown a pre-release screening of the film by producer David O. Selznick. Both were thoroughly unimpressed with the mo0vie, but didn't want to offend Selznick by saying so. At the end of the film, when Gregory Peck and Jennifer Jones are crawling towards each other on a mountain and when they get near each other they both open fire, Pressburger turned to Powell and whispered, "What a pity they didn't shoot the screenwriter".
The film was nicknamed "Lust in the Dust", which would later serve as the inspiration for the film Lust in the Dust.
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