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Going My Way (1944) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Leo McCarey and produced by Leo McCarey and Buddy G. DeSylva.

Going My Way was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2004.

Academy Awards 1944 --- Ceremony Number 17 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActorBing CrosbyWon
Best ActorBarry FitzgeraldNominated
Best Supporting ActorBarry FitzgeraldWon
Best CinematographyLionel LindonNominated
Best DirectorLeo McCareyWon
Best Film EditingLeroy StoneNominated
Best Music - SongMusic by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Johnny BurkeWon
Best WritingLeo McCareyWon
Best WritingFrank Butler, Frank CavettWon
Best PictureParamountWon
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Musical Monday: Going My Way (1944)

on Dec 3, 2018 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: Going My Way?(1944) ? Musica... Read full article


Going My Way (1944)

By Beatrice on Nov 17, 2014 From Flickers in Time

Going My Way Directed by Leo McCarey Written by Frank Butler and Frank Cavett; story by Leo McCarey 1944/USA Paramount Pictures Repeat viewing/Netflix rental While certainly not the best picture of 1944 (my own award will almost certainly go to Double Indemnity), this is a very enjoyable come... Read full article


Going My Way

By Alyson on Feb 15, 2011 From The Best Picture Project

Going My Way is the prequel to The Bells of St. Mary?s, which I have already reviewed here. ?From experience, I can say that it makes no difference if you see them in the correct order, in fact they were not even written in the order of their theatrical appearance. ?However, if you enjoy one you wil... Read full article


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Quotes from

Father Fitzgibbons: I gave them both my blessing.
Father Chuck O'Malley: And they gave you the bird.
Father Fitzgibbons: Yeah.


Father Fitzgibbons: ...And I gave him my blessing
Father Chuck O'Malley: And he gave you the bird?


Father Chuck O'Malley: Hail, Alma Mater, thy time-honored halls shall echo with our praise till we die; and round our hearts are the ivy-covered walls of East St. Louis High.


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Facts about

"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 8, 1945 with Bing Crosby and Barry Fitzgerald reprising their film roles.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on May 3, 1954 with Barry Fitzgerald reprising his film role.
Bing Crosby sang "Swinging on a Star" by Jimmy Van Heusen, which went on to win an Academy Award for Best Song. Crosby sang four different Oscar-winning songs in his films.
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