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)
|Best Actor||Bing Crosby||Won|
|Best Actor||Barry Fitzgerald||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actor||Barry Fitzgerald||Won|
|Best Cinematography||Lionel Lindon||Nominated|
|Best Director||Leo McCarey||Won|
|Best Film Editing||Leroy Stone||Nominated|
|Best Music - Song||Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Johnny Burke||Won|
|Best Writing||Leo McCarey||Won|
|Best Writing||Frank Butler, Frank Cavett||Won|
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 WayBy Alyson on Feb 15, 2011 From The Best Picture Project
Going My Way is the prequel to The Bells of St. Marys, 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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Father Fitzgibbons: A golf course is nothing but a poolroom moved outdoors.
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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Although Barry Fitzgerald played a Catholic priest in this film--and several others--he was in real life not a Catholic but a Protestant. Several times during this film when he is "crossing" himself he does it wrong, going from right to left instead of from left to right.
The first public showing, on 27 April 1944, was at 65 military locations, "from Alaska to Italy, and from England to the jungles of Burma..." (but mostly in Europe).
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