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Period of Adjustment (1962) was a Drama - Comedy Film directed by George Roy Hill and produced by Lawrence Weingarten.

Academy Awards 1962 --- Ceremony Number 35 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: George W. Davis, Edward Carfagno; Set Decoration: Henry Grace, Dick PefferleNominated
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Overlooked Gems: A Period of Adjustment (1962)

By Lesley Coffin on Dec 12, 2013 From Pretty Clever Films

Tennessee Williams would not be a writer most would consider especially accomplished in the art of comedy.? Many of his best plays are in fact very comic, but always on the verge of a joke going a little too deep or a little too mean, able to destroy a relationship beyond repair.? It works in the be... Read full article


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Ralph Baitz: The human heart could never pass the drunk test. Take a human heart out of a human body, put legs on it and tell it to walk a straight line, and it couldn't. The heart could never pass a drunk test.


Ralph Baitz: Who remembers the last war? They're too busy on the next one.


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The original Broadway production of "Period of Adjustment" by Tennessee Williams opened at the Helen Hayes Theater in New York on November 10, 1960 and ran for 132 performances. The Tennessee Williams play was adapted for this movie by Isobel Lennart.
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