Golden Boy (1939) was a Sports - Black-and-white Film directed by Rouben Mamoulian and produced by William Perlberg.
Academy Awards 1939 --- Ceremony Number 12 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Music - Scoring||Victor Young||Nominated|
Golden Boy (1939)By 4 Star Film Fan on May 20, 2019 From 4 Star Films
“See you in 1960. Maybe you’ll be someone by then. ” ~ Barbara Stanwyck? At the Academy Awards?in 1978, Bill Holden took a momentary aside to thank his co-presenter, Barbara Stanwyck, for her encouragement and support in helping to forge his career in its nascent stages. That pictu... Read full article
The 4th Golden Boy Blogathon: Day 3By Virginie Pronovost on Apr 19, 2019 From The Wonderful World of Cinema
We’ve finally arrived at the last day of the 4th Golden Boy Blogathon: A William Holden Celebration! As usual, I didn’t see the time passing and we’re sad that this wonderful event has to come to an end very soon. I’m very grateful to Michaela from Love Letters to Old Hollywo... Read full article
The 4th Golden Boy Blogathon: Day 2By Virginie Pronovost on Apr 18, 2019 From The Wonderful World of Cinema
The 4th Golden Boy Blogthon: A William Holden Celebration continues on Michaela’s blog Love Letters to Old Hollywood. Please visit the following link to submit your entry if you are posting today and/or read them: http://loveletterstooldhollywood.blogspot.com/2019/04/day-2-of-fourth-golden-boy... Read full article
Day 1: 4th Wonderful William Holden Golden Boy BlogathonBy Virginie Pronovost on Apr 17, 2019 From The Wonderful World of Cinema
The Flapper Dame Today is day one of three of the 4th Wonderful Golden Boy Blogathon and is also the actual day of William Holden?s Birthday!!!! He is 101 and still is and always will be a handsome man!! Michaela, Ginnie and I have a bunch of awesome entries to present so here we go! Maddy Lov... Read full article
The Golden Boy Blogathon is back!!By Virginie Pronovost on Mar 20, 2019 From The Wonderful World of Cinema
I was a bit hesitant to host the Golden Boy Blogathon: A William Holden Celebration again this year (lack of time) but, this really is an event I simply cannot skip! So, I’m back hosting it for the fourth consecutive year! My friends Michaela from Love Letters to Old Hollywood and Emily from T... Read full article
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Lorna Moon: I'll make him fight.
Tom Moody: [with anger] How?
Lorna Moon: How? Oh, leave it to me Tom.
Lorna Moon: I'm a dame from Newark, and I know a dozen ways.
Eddie Fuseli: This your girl?
Lorna Moon: I'm my mother's girl.
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William Holden was knocked unconscious one day while boxing on the set with James 'Cannonball' Green. He thought the footage of the knockout would be spectacular but director Rouben Mamoulian said it couldn't be used because it didn't look real. Holden recalled that, real or not, his head ached for a week.
To convincingly portray a boxer who was also a violinist, William Holden took boxing and violin lessons all day every day for a week before production began. He continued to prepare during the 11 weeks of filming by boxing two hours daily and practicing the violin for 1-1/2 hours each night so his fingering of the instrument would be convincing.
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