Georgy Girl (1966) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Silvio Narizzano and produced by Otto Plaschkes, Robert A. Goldston and George Pitcher.
Academy Awards 1966 --- Ceremony Number 39 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Supporting Actor||James Mason||Nominated|
|Best Actress||Lynn Redgrave||Nominated|
|Best Cinematography||Ken Higgins||Nominated|
|Best Music - Song||Music by Tom Springfield; Lyrics by Jim Dale||Nominated|
Georgy Girl (1976)By Beatrice on Mar 3, 2019 From Flickers in Time
Georgy Girl Directed by Silvio Nazzarizano Written by Margaret Foster and Peter Nichols from a novel by Foster 1966/UK Columbia Pictures Corporation/Everglades Productions Repeat viewing/Amazon Instant Cinderella story is an OK product of the Swinging Sixties. Georgy (Lynn Redgrave) is the gauche an... Read full article
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Georgy: Well, say it properly then.
James Leamington: Georgina...
Georgy: [over song] Oh my god! Mother! Wait! Mother! Wait! Mother!
Ted: Your wife is at peace, Mr. James. A quick and merciful death. I don't suppose she ever knew what hit her.
James Leamington: Something hit her?
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Lynn Redgrave's Best Actress Oscar nomination for this movie coincided with sister Vanessa Redgrave's similar nomination for Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment. Such a coincidence had occurred only once before when sisters Joan Fontaine and Olivia de Havilland respectively vied for the Best Actress Oscar for Suspicion and Hold Back the Dawn. Fontaine was the only winner of the four actresses in this particular curiosity.
The hit theme song "(Hey There) Georgy Girl" was co-written by Jim Dale, who would later gain fame through several "Carry On" films, 1970's Disney Studio comedies, and Tony winning and nominated Broadway roles. He's also noted as the reader of the U.S. versions of the Harry Potter audio books, as well as the narrator of Pushing Daisies.
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