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Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) was a Drama - Historical Film directed by Stanley Kramer and produced by Stanley Kramer and Philip Langner.
Judgment at Nuremberg was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2013.
Academy Awards 1961 --- Ceremony Number 34 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actor||Maximilian Schell||Won|
|Best Actor||Spencer Tracy||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actor||Montgomery Clift||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actress||Judy Garland||Nominated|
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: Rudolph Sternad; Set Decoration: George Milo||Nominated|
|Best Cinematography||Ernest Laszlo||Nominated|
|Best Costume Design||Jean Louis||Nominated|
|Best Director||Stanley Kramer||Nominated|
|Best Film Editing||Frederic Knudtson||Nominated|
|Best Picture||Stanley Kramer, Producer||Nominated|
|Best Writing||Abby Mann||Won|
Judgment at Nuremberg (1963)on Jan 14, 2015 From Journeys in Classic Film
There are certain real-world events Hollywood is quick to capitalize on and others they take their time with (the Vietnam War in the ’70s-’80s). Judgment at Nuremberg is a landmark film for its honest, no-holds barred discussion of the Holocaust where, after the dust had settled, the US ... Read full article
Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)By 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 23, 2013 From 4 Star Films
This epic court drama relates the true story of the War Crime Trials after World War II. With Stanley Kramer directing, this cast is amazing. Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Marlene Dietrich, Montgomery Clift, Judy Garland, Werner Klemperer, and even William Shatner all play a part. ... Read full article
Judgment at Nuremberg (1)By RBuccicone on Mar 23, 2012 From MacGuffin Movies
Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) A reporter character in Judgement at Nuremberg says he could not give away a story about the Nuremberg Nazi war crime trials in 1948 because America had moved on from the war and was no longer interested. If Americans were not interested in the trials then, they certainl... Read full article
Judgment at Nuremberg (2)By Alyson on Mar 14, 2010 From The Best Picture Project
Three years after WWII, an American court put four Nazi judges on trial for their war crimes under the Third Reich. Through eight months in a small courtroom, the decision became more than a judgment on right and wrong, but a moral authority for the entire world. The bulk of the film is set within ... Read full article
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Marlene Dietrich had a great deal of trouble performing in the scene between Mrs. Bertholt and Judge Haywood when she claims German civilians did not know of the atrocities the Nazi government committed during the war. Dietrich, who, during the war, had worked for the Allies against the Nazis, found the sentiment so repulsive, she could not keep her concentration. Only after counseling by Spencer Tracy was the actress able to complete the scene. According to an interview with her grandson Peter Riva on the Icons Radio Hour, Marlena would get physically ill (to the point of vomiting) in the evenings over this part. In a conversation with her daughter Maria, Maria told her to "simply play her mother". The fictional Mrs. Bertholt is a representation of the mother of Marlena Dietrich.
For the premiere, producer Stanley Kramer flew hundreds of journalists from America to Germany. The German critics were understandably less impressed with the film than their American counterparts.
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