Saratoga Trunk Overview:

Saratoga Trunk (1945) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Sam Wood and produced by Hal B. Wallis and Jack L. Warner.

Academy Awards 1946 --- Ceremony Number 19 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Supporting ActressFlora RobsonNominated
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SARATOGA TRUNK

By Dan Day, Jr. on Sep 1, 2021 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

A couple of days ago, Ingrid Bergman was given her own day as part of "Summer Under The Stars" month on Turner Classic Movies. This gave me the opportunity to watch a movie starring Bergman I had never seen before--SARATOGA TRUNK, a Warner Bros. film made in 1943, but not released until 1945. SARATO... Read full article


Saratoga Trunk (1945).

By Dawn Sample on Aug 30, 2012 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Saratoga Trunk (1945). Written by Edna Ferber and Casey Robinson, based on Ferber's best-selling novel of the same name. Cast: Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman, Florence Bates, and Flora Robson, who was nominated for a Supporting Actress Oscar for her performance. The illegitimate daughter Clio Dulaine,... Read full article


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Quotes from

Augustin Haussy: Madame...
Clio Dulaine: Yes?
Augustin Haussy: You're very beautiful.
[Nervously]
Augustin Haussy: I mean...
Clio Dulaine: Yes, isn't that lucky?


Clio Dulaine: Won't you come in?
Colonel Clint Maroon: [Thinking he's been propositioned] Hey, uh, what kind of game is this anyway?
[She seems bewildered]
Colonel Clint Maroon: Now, look, Honey. I was born in Texas, but it wasn't yesterday.


Clio Dulaine: If you mean to harm me, she'll be likely to kill you. She'll make a little figure like you out of soap and she'd stick little pinns into it, and you'd sicken and die.
Sophie Bellop: Not me. I've had pins stuck in me all my life and knives and everything up to pickaxes.


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Facts about

For the climactic train wreck scene, director Sam Wood used two complete trains, including 2 locomotives and 12 cars. Six cameras were used to film the scene where the trains meet in a head-on collision.
Warners had hoped to possibly borrow Lena Horne from MGM for the role of Clio, but the studio refused to loan her out.
It was shot in late February 1943 to late June 1943 but because of the overload of war related films they held the release to 1945.
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