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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


Duelo ao Sol (1946) / Duel in the Sun (1946)

By L? on Nov 30, -0001 From Critica Retro

Duelo ao Sol (1946) / 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 tam... Read full article


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Quotes from

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


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: So that's where you stand!
Jesse McCanles: I think I'd rather be on the side of the victims than of the murderers.


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Facts about

Jennifer Jones scraped and cut herself quite badly during the scene where she crawls over the rocks and dirt.
The film was nicknamed "Lust in the Dust", which would later serve as the inspiration for the film Lust in the Dust.
David O. Selznick reportedly spent $2,000,000.00, an unheard of sum in 1946, on the promotion of this film.
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