Forever Amber Overview:

Forever Amber (1947) was a Drama Film directed by Otto Preminger and John M. Stahl and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck and William Perlberg.

Academy Awards 1947 --- Ceremony Number 20 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Music - ScoringDavid RaksinNominated
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Forever Amber (1947)

on Jun 16, 2014 From Journeys in Classic Film

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and in the decade or so after the release of Gone With the Wind, we saw a slew of epic-scale Hollywood attempts to cash in, and, hopefully recreate the magic, of that immortal classic. Forever Amber was 20th Century Fox’s GWTW with a dose of Jezebel... Read full article


FOREVER AMBER

By Dan Day Jr. on May 24, 2014 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

There were dozens and dozens of beautiful women that appeared in the Hollywood film productions of the 1930s and 1940s. Trying to choose the best-looking one of them all is a hopeless task, but no one would put up much of an argument if you picked Linda Darnell. Darnell was simply drop-dead gorgeo... Read full article


FOREVER AMBER

By Dan Day Jr. on May 24, 2014 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

There were dozens and dozens of beautiful women that appeared in the Hollywood film productions of the 1930s and 1940s. Trying to choose the best-looking one of them all is a hopeless task, but no one would put up much of an argument if you picked Linda Darnell. Darnell was simply drop-dead gorgeo... Read full article


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Lord Harry Almsbury: Amber, you've restored my vanished faith in gambling at long odds.


King Charles II: [at a royal ball] Look at them. My loving subjects. You'd never know that half of them danced in Puritan garb while my father went to the chopping block.
Amber St. Clair: [moved] No wonder you seek solace in amusement, sire.
[slyly]
Amber St. Clair: Can a common trollop help you to forget?


King Charles II: [to his spaniels] Children, children, what distressing behavior.


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Facts about

Peggy Cummins was originally cast as Amber, but proved unsuitable and was replaced by Linda Darnell.
Vincent Price was originally set to play Lord Harry Almsbury in the Peggy Cummins version but was replaced by Richard Greene when the film was recast with Linda Darnell.
Otto Preminger replaced John M. Stahl as director.
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