Hud Overview:

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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Review: Hud (1963)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Apr 18, 2019 From 4 Star Films

“I’ve always thought the law was meant to be interpreted in a lenient manner. Sometimes I lean one way and sometimes I lean the other.” – Paul Newman as Hud Hud is up for contention for the finest film Martin Ritt ever made and it comes down to a truly collective effort. When... Read full article


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


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


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Quotes from

Hud Bannon: You're half native already. I've never seen you in a pair of shoes since you have work here.
Alma Brown: I wore'em once. I think to get married in. White satin pumps. I don't have'em anymore or the man either.


[a cowboy has taken exception to Lon looking at his girlfriend]
Hud Bannon: Now wait a minute. You sure you didn't give him some encouragement? 'Cause I was sittin' way across the room and got a little encouraged watchin' you move around inside that dress.
Angry cowboy: Why, you...
Hud Bannon: Now I don't want to be hoggish. Lon, you want some of him?
[Hud sucker punches the cowboy]


Homer Bannon: Little by little the look of the country changes because of the men we admire. You're just going to have to make up your own mind one day about what's right and wrong.


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Facts about

Finnish censorship visa # 65965 delivered on 19-7-1963.
An aficionado of acting, George C. Scott told interviewer Lawrence Grobel in his December 1980 "Playboy" magazine interview that his The Hustler co-star Paul Newman's performance in that film was nothing special (both actors were nominated for Academy Awards for their performances). However, he found Newman's performance as the eponymous Hud to be a superb piece of acting.
French visa # 27456.
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