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None but the Lonely Heart (1944) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Clifford Odets and produced by David Hempstead and Sherman Todd.
The film was based on the novel of the same name written by Richard Llewellyn published in 1943.
Academy Awards 1944 --- Ceremony Number 17 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actor||Cary Grant||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actress||Ethel Barrymore||Won|
|Best Film Editing||Roland Gross||Nominated|
|Best Music - Scoring||Hanns Eisler, C. Bakaleinikoff||Nominated|
None But the Lonely HeartBy Amanda Garrett on Aug 12, 2015 From Old Hollywood Films
Today, I'm reviewing the 1944 drama None But the Lonely Heart starring Cary Grant and Ethel Barrymore as a mother and son struggling to make ends meet on London's East End. This article is part of The Barrymore Trilogy Blogathon hosted by In The Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood. Old Hollyw... Read full article
NONE BUT THE LONELY HEART ( 1944 )By Crystal Kalyana on Mar 21, 2015 From In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood
ETHEL BARRYMORE MONTH NONE BUT THE LONELY HEART ( 1944 ) For my next review for Ethel Barrymore month, I’ve chosen “None But The Lonely Heart”, a film that stars Ethel Barrymore alongside the eminent Cary Grant. “None But The Lonely Heart” is an American classic writte... Read full article
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Ernie Mott: I'm so broke I'm in two halves.
Aggie Hunter: Don't worry for me. I'm here if you need me. I can't help my own nature. If I love you it's something I can't help, and something that I need. People are what they are and love what they love, and I don't see any sense in trying to be something else. I wouldn't trade it for a box at the opera, the thing I feel for you. And you can't change it or take it away from me. And there you are mister jack in the box.
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According to a 1947 "New York Times" article, Lela E. Rogers, the mother of Ginger Rogers, denounced the script at a committee hearing of HUAC (House Committee on Un-American Activities) as a "perfect example of the propaganda that Communists like to inject" and accused Clifford Odets of being a Communist. Rogers cited the line spoken by "Ernie" to his mother, "You're not going to get me to work here and squeeze pennies out of little people who are poorer than I am," as an example of Communist propaganda. Hanns Eisler, who was nominated for an Academy Award for composing the film's score, was also interrogated by HUAC and was designated as an unfriendly witness for his refusal to cooperate.
Author Richard Llewellyn was strongly opposed to the casting of Cary Grant, demanding to know how the 40-year-old actor could play a 19-year-old character.
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