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Faces (1968) was a Drama Film directed by John Cassavetes and produced by John Cassavetes and Maurice McEndree.

Faces was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2011.

Academy Awards 1968 --- Ceremony Number 41 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Supporting ActorSeymour CasselNominated
Best Supporting ActressLynn CarlinNominated
Best WritingJohn CassavetesNominated
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BlogHub Articles:

LON CHANEY, "MAN OF 1000 FACES" BLOGATHON: The Trap (1922)

on May 6, 2018 From Caftan Woman

Maddy of Maddy Loves Her Classic Films and Ruth of Silver Screenings are our hosts for a blogathon salute to LON CHANEY "MAN OF 1000 FACES" on May 5th and 6th. Day One Contributions / Day Two Contributions Yosemite National Park locations were used for this story set in the Province of Quebec.... Read full article


LON CHANEY, "MAN OF 1000 FACES" BLOGATHON: The Trap (1922)

on May 6, 2018 From Caftan Woman

Maddy of Maddy Loves Her Classic Films and Ruth of Silver Screenings are our hosts for a blogathon salute to LON CHANEY "MAN OF 1000 FACES" on May 5th and 6th. Day One Contributions / Day Two Contributions Yosemite National Park locations were used for this story set in the Province of Quebec.... Read full article


DOUBLE BILL #12: The Public Enemy (1931) and Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

By Carol Martinheira on Mar 9, 2018 From The Old Hollywood Garden

DOUBLE BILL #12: The Public Enemy (1931) and Angels With Dirty Faces (1938) On March 9, 2018 By CarolIn Uncategorized James Cagney once said about acting, ‘Learn your lines, find your mark, look ‘em in the eye and tell ‘em the truth.’ And he did. That was the thing abo... Read full article


Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 31, 2017 From 4 Star Films

Whaddya hear, whaddya say ~ Jimmy Cagney as Rocky Sullivan If he hadn’t been on the stage and screen, it’s easy to get the sense that James Cagney, born and bred on the streets of the Lower East Side of Manhattan could have easily been a gangster. And it’s true that in films like P... Read full article


Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 31, 2017 From 4 Star Films

Whaddya hear, whaddya say ~ Jimmy Cagney as Rocky Sullivan If he hadn’t been on the stage and screen, it’s easy to get the sense that James Cagney, born and bred on the streets of the Lower East Side of Manhattan could have easily been a gangster. And it’s true that in films like P... Read full article


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Quotes from

Richard Forst: Jeannie, do me a favor. Don't be silly anymore. Just be yourself.
Jeannie: But I am myself. Who else would I be?
Richard Forst: I'm serious.
Jeannie: Definition of serious: Blah blah blah blah...


Richard Forst: I think we were all created evil! Then some... or some wise guy, some, uh, a leftwinger, or a, a union organizer comes along and tells us that we were all created good, we were all created in His image.


Jeannie Rapp: Mr. McCarthy, if you don't get out of here, I'm gonna call the vice squad.
Jim McCarthy: Hey, remember? We're the vice squad.


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Facts about

Shot in John Cassavetes's home.
Steve Buscemi's favorite movie, declared by himself.
While filming a part on Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre, John Cassavetes saw Steven Spielberg lurking around the set, as he was then in the habit of doing. Cassavetes approached Spielberg and asked what he wanted to be. When Spielberg replied he wanted to be a director, Cassavetes allowed the young man to direct him for the day. He later invited Spielberg to work on this film (Faces), Spielberg serving as an uncredited production assistant for two weeks.
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