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Madame Curie (1943) was a Biographical - Drama Film directed by Mervyn LeRoy and Albert Lewin and produced by Sidney Franklin and E.J. Mannix.

Academy Awards 1943 --- Ceremony Number 16 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActorWalter PidgeonNominated
Best ActressGreer GarsonNominated
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Cedric Gibbons, Paul Groesse; Interior Decoration: Edwin B. Willis, Hugh HuntNominated
Best CinematographyJoseph RuttenbergNominated
Best Music - ScoringHerbert StothartNominated
Best PictureMetro-Goldwyn-MayerNominated
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Madame Curie (1943)

By Beatrice on Oct 7, 2014 From Flickers in Time

Madame Curie Directed by Mervyn LeRoy Written by Paul Osborn and Hans Rameau from the book Madame Curie by ?ve Curie 1943/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer First viewing/Warner Archives DVD It is refreshing to see a movie about people who are passionate about their work – even more so to see one abou... Read full article


Madame Curie (1943)

By L? on Apr 6, 2011 From Critica Retro

Madame Curie (1943) 2011 foi escolhido como o Ano da Qu?mica pela comunidade cient?fica em celebra??o ao centen?rio do Nobel de Qu?mica de Marie Curie. A cientista ganhou outro de F?sica em 1903, sendo at? hoje a ?nica mulher a ostentar o pr?mio em duas categorias (Linus Pauling ganhou tamb?m d... Read full article


Madame Curie

By Alyson on Apr 14, 2010 From The Best Picture Project

Here is a brainy drama, depicting the life and work of Marie Curie. We first meet Marie (Greer Garson) as a student studying physics at the University of Paris.? In a lecture hall full of male students, she faints in the middle of class.? Seeing her potential and lack of friends, a professor helps M... Read full article


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Pierre Curie: No true scientist can have anything to do with women.


[last lines]
[Madame Curie addresses a large gathering of scientists]
Marie Curie: Even now, after twenty-five years of intensive research, we feel there is a great deal still to be done. We have made many discoveries. Pierre Curie and the suggestions we have found in his notes, and his thoughts he expressed to me have helped to guide us to them. But no one of us can do much. Yet, each of us, perhaps, can catch some gleam of knowledge which, modest and insufficient of itself, may add to man's dream of truth. It is by these small candles in our darkness that we see before us, little by little, the dim outline of that great plan that shapes the universe. And I am among those who think that for this reason, science has great beauty and, with its great spiritual strength, will in time cleanse this world of its evils, its ignorance, its poverty, diseases, wars, and heartaches. Look for the clear light of truth. Look for unknown, new roads. Even when man's sight is keener far than now, divine wonder will never fail him. Every age has its own dreams. Leave, then, the dreams of yesterday. Youth, take the torch of knowledge and build the palace of the future.


Marie Curie: To catch a star on your fingertips.


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Third of eight movies that paired Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon.
In her final years at MGM, Joan Crawford was handed weak scripts in the hopes that she'd break her contract. Two films she hungered to appear in were Random Harvest and Madame Curie. Both films went to bright new star Greer Garson instead, and Crawford left the studio soon after.
Gigi Perreau's first movie.
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