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From Here to Eternity (1953) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Fred Zinnemann and produced by Buddy Adler.

The film was based on the novel of the same name written by James Jones published in 1951.

From Here to Eternity was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2002.

Academy Awards 1953 --- Ceremony Number 26 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActorMontgomery CliftNominated
Best ActorBurt LancasterNominated
Best Supporting ActorFrank SinatraWon
Best ActressDeborah KerrNominated
Best Supporting ActressDonna ReedWon
Best CinematographyBurnett GuffeyWon
Best Costume DesignJean LouisNominated
Best DirectorFred ZinnemannWon
Best Film EditingWilliam LyonWon
Best Music - ScoringMorris Stoloff, George DuningNominated
Best PictureBuddy Adler, ProducerWon
Best WritingDaniel TaradashWon
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“TCM Big Screen Classics: From Here to Eternity” Movie Event Ticket Giveaway (November 18 – December 3)

By Annmarie Gatti on Nov 18, 2016 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Win Tickets to see “From Here to Eternity” on the Big Screen! in Select Cinemas Nationwide December 11 & December  14! CMH is thrilled to announce the next round of our monthly movie ticket giveaways this year, courtesy of Fathom Events! That said, this month, we’ll be giving away SIX PAIRS of t... Read full article


Sinatra Centennial: From Here to Eternity

By Virginie Pronovost on Dec 11, 2015 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

Frank Sinatra, who was one of the most acclaimed crooner of music history, would have been 100 on December 12, 2015. The man wasn’t only a great singer, but also a swell actor. One of his most acclaimed performances was the one in From Here to Eternity for which he won an Oscar for Best Suppor... Read full article


From Here to Eternity (1953)

By Beatrice on Oct 13, 2015 From Flickers in Time

From Here to Eternity Directed by Fred Zinnemann Written by Daniel Taradash from the novel by James Jones 1953/USA Columbia Pictures Corporation Repeat viewing/Netflix rental #273 of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die This sure deserved to win a bunch of Oscars. The story is set on Oahu in t... Read full article


Holy Moly Discovery: From Here To Eternity (1953)

By Vanessa Buttino on Aug 13, 2013 From Stardust

Holy Moly Discovery: From Here To Eternity (1953) A sweaty Montgomery Clift digs for his dinner. Welcome to the very first "Holy Moly Discovery" post! I created this tag line to introduce you to films that have really had an OMG!-impact on me. The first of which is one of the films I watche... Read full article


From Here to Eternity (1)

By RBuccicone on Jun 24, 2013 From MacGuffin Movies

From Here to Eternity (1953) There’s a reason From Here to Eternity won eight Academy Awards and was nominated for five others. The stellar cast is in large part responsible as two leading men and several supporting characters of almost leading caliber delivery hard-hitting performances. The s... Read full article


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Quotes from

Karen Holmes: You certainly chose a lovely spot for our meeting. I've had three chances to be picked up in the last five minutes.


Annette: That'll be four bucks, babyface. Two for initiation fee, two for this month's dues.
Robert E. Lee "Prew' Prewitt: What do I get for it?
Annette: Members are entitled to all privileges of the club, which includes dancing, snack bar, soft drink bar, and gentlemanly relaxation with the opposite gender - so long as they ARE gentlemen, and no liquor is permitted, got it?


Angelo Maggio: I just hate to see a good guy get it in the gut.
Cpl. Buckley: You better get used to it, kid. You'll probably see a lot of it before you die.


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Facts about

The scene in which Maggio meets Prew and Lorene in the bar after he walks off guard duty, was actually Frank Sinatra's screen test for the part of Maggio. To impress director Fred Zinnemann, he did an ad-lib using olives as dice and pretending to shoot craps. The entire sequence was kept as is and used in the picture.
The title phrase comes originally from Rudyard Kipling's 1892 poem "Gentlemen-Rankers", about soldiers of the British Empire who had "lost their way" and were "damned from here to eternity".
Broke box office records during its run at the Capitol Theatre in New York City, where the film had its U.S. premiere.
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