Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Henry King and Otto Lang and produced by Buddy Adler.
Academy Awards 1955 --- Ceremony Number 28 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actress||Jennifer Jones||Nominated|
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: Lyle Wheeler, George W. Davis; Set Decoration: Walter M. Scott, Jack Stubbs||Nominated|
|Best Cinematography||Leon Shamroy||Nominated|
|Best Costume Design||Charles LeMaire||Won|
|Best Music - Scoring||Alfred Newman||Won|
|Best Music - Song||Music by Sammy Fain; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster||Won|
|Best Picture||Buddy Adler, Producer||Nominated|
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955)By Kristen on Mar 23, 2012 From Journeys in Classic Film
Any movie starring William Holden is worth viewing immediately (if you haven’t read my reprint of my Lusty Men in Classic Film article, it details why). ?The bonus incentive for me watching Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing is that movie poster (I’m a girl with man’s brain I think) w... Read full article
Love is a Many-Splendored ThingBy Alyson on Sep 27, 2010 From The Best Picture Project
Here?s another love story where William Holden can?t keep his shirt on. ?Set in Hong Kong towards the end of the Chinese Civil War, Suyin (Jennifer Jones) is a Eurasian doctor and a widow. ?At a party she meets Mark (Holden), a foreign correspondent from America reporting on the War. ?Despite the fa... Read full article
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Third Uncle: We shall now have tea and speak of absurdities.
Mark Elliott: Are we going swimming?
Dr. Han Suyin: Mark, going out with you once was harmless enough. I don't want my seeing you to be awkward. Hong Kong has a peculiar code and malice is a pleasant pastime for women with nothing to do.
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For his beach scene with Jennifer Jones, William Holden shaved the hair from his chest in order to get that "clean-cut" look supposedly favored by female moviegoers.
The aircraft that returns Mark to Hong Kong is Pan American World Airways N6535C, named "Clipper Mercury". It was a Douglas DC-6B, which entered service 1952 and left service 1961.
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