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Hud (1963) was a Drama - Western Film directed by Martin Ritt and produced by Martin Ritt and Irving Ravetch.

The film was based on the novel Horseman, Pass By written by Larry McMurtry published in 1961.

Academy Awards 1963 --- Ceremony Number 36 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActorPaul NewmanNominated
Best Supporting ActorMelvyn DouglasWon
Best ActressPatricia NealWon
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Hal Pereira, Tambi Larsen; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Robert BentonNominated
Best CinematographyJames Wong HoweWon
Best DirectorMartin RittNominated
Best WritingIrving Ravetch, Harriet Frank, Jr.Nominated
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Hud (1963, Martin Ritt)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Aug 2, 2014 From The Stop Button

Every once in a while in Hud, it seems like Paul Newman's eponymous lead character might do something selfless. Not redemptive or nice, but selfless. It's not the point of the film and not one of its promises–it's just visible how significant it would be for Brandon De Wilde, pl... Read full article


Hud (1963)

By 4 Star Film Fan on May 7, 2014 From 4 Star Films

Starring Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas, Patricia Neal, and Brandon de Wilde, the film revolves around a principled, old Texas rancher (Douglas) who has the help of his orphaned nephew Lonnie (de Wilde) and his troublesome son Hud (Newman). Most of the film reveals the conflict between the father and h... Read full article


HMWBS: Hud (2)

By Anne Marie on May 29, 2013 From We Recycle Movies

Anne continues breaking her hiatus with this last entry for Hit Me With Your Best Shot, which ironically ends the same time as her self-imposed May break. Regular updates resume next week. Before we begin, I’d like to say that I have thoroughly enjoyed reading and writing for Hit Me With Your... Read full article


HMWBS: Hud (1)

By Anne Marie on May 29, 2013 From We Recycle Movies

Anne continues breaking her hiatus with this last entry for Hit Me With Your Best Shot, which ironically ends the same time as her self-imposed May break. Regular updates resume next week. Before we begin, I’d like to say that I have thoroughly enjoyed reading and writing for Hit Me With Your... Read full article


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Quotes from

Alma Brown: I go in for those prize contests. "How Shinette shampoo changed my life" in 20 words or less. They give free trips to Europe but I end up with the fountain pens and the Japanese binoculars.


Hud Bannon: I'll do anything to make you trade him.
Alma Brown: No thanks. I've done my time with one cold-blooded bastard, I'm not looking for another.
Hud Bannon: Too late, honey, you already found him.


Hud Bannon: You know something Fantan? This world is so full of crap, a man's gonna get into it sooner or later whether he's careful or not.


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Paul Newman played the part of Hud as a villain. He was later stunned that so many young moviegoers had a poster of Hud and viewed him as their hero.
An extra playing the pharmacist/cashier in the drugstore diner scene resembles actor Richard Deacon enough that Deacon is sometimes erroneously credited with the role. It is not he.
French visa # 27456.
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