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Kentucky (1938) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by David Butler and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck and Gene Markey.

The film was based on the novel The Look of Eagles written by John Taintor Foote published in 1916.

Academy Awards 1938 --- Ceremony Number 11 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Supporting ActorWalter BrennanWon
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My Old Haunted Kentucky Home – Hauntedween (1991)

By Michael on Oct 23, 2019 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

Okay, I’m just gonna be upfront here – there’s one main reason that I’m writing about this one, and it’s because I went to Western Kentucky University and was living in Bowling Green during the time this film was made, and I do know some of the people involved in it. Ye... Read full article


Day 12 – Paducah, Kentucky

By Beatrice on Jul 28, 2018 From Flickers in Time

Don?t have much to show from the pretty little arts center of Paducah. ?The National Quilt Museum was a big hit with me but no photos were allowed inside. ?The quilts – all modern – were fantastic art pieces, really stunning. Next we got a tour of the town?s little Civil War museum by a... Read full article


Day 11 – Hickman, Kentucky

By Beatrice on Jul 27, 2018 From Flickers in Time

Entrance to Discovery Park of America Our stop in tiny Hickman was really the gateway to little Union City, Tennessee pop. 10,000 and the truly amazing Discovery Park of America. ?In the middle of nowhere a Union City boy who made good spent 100 million on this museum/park. ?It?s like a mini Smithso... Read full article


Stars of the Stands: Classic Hollywood at the Kentucky Derby Museum

By Jennifer Garlen on Dec 23, 2015 From Virtual Virago

We jaunted off to Louisville, Kentucky, last week for a few days' respite from the holiday blues, hoping to recapture our enchantment with the city from a previous visit years before. While this year's trip had its hits and misses, one unexpected treat was an exhibit about classic Hollywood and the ... Read full article


Stars of the Stands: Classic Hollywood at the Kentucky Derby Museum

By Jennifer Garlen on Dec 23, 2015 From Virtual Virago

We jaunted off to Louisville, Kentucky, last week for a few days' respite from the holiday blues, hoping to recapture our enchantment with the city from a previous visit years before. While this year's trip had its hits and misses, one unexpected treat was an exhibit about classic Hollywood and the ... Read full article


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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on May 28, 1945 with Walter Brennan reprising his film role.
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