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Separate Tables (1958) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Delbert Mann and produced by Harold Hecht and Harry Horner.

Academy Awards 1958 --- Ceremony Number 31 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActorDavid NivenWon
Best ActressDeborah KerrNominated
Best Supporting ActressWendy HillerWon
Best CinematographyCharles Lang, Jr.Nominated
Best Music - ScoringDavid RaksinNominated
Best PictureHarold Hecht, ProducerNominated
Best WritingTerence Rattigan, John GayNominated
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BlogHub Articles:

THE RITA HAYWORTH IS 100! BLOGATHON: Separate Tables (1958)

on Oct 17, 2018 From Caftan Woman

Michaela of Love Letters to Old Hollywood is hosting this loving blogathon tribute to Rita Hayworth on the occasion of her centenary, October 17, 2018. Click HERE for the contributions collected from October 17th to the 19th. Two one-act plays by Terence Rattigan (The Winslow Boy), Table by t... Read full article


Separate Tables (1958, Delbert Mann)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Sep 30, 2018 From The Stop Button

Despite taking place in a very English hotel with very English residents?all of them long-term residents, not temporary guests?Separate Tables hinges almost entirely on the Americans. Burt Lancaster is one such American. He?s a regular resident (even ostensibly engaged to manager Wendy Hiller; they?... Read full article


getTV Rita Hayworth Blogathon: Separate Tables

By minooallen on Oct 13, 2014 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

getTV Rita Hayworth Blogathon: Separate Tables Without the use of special effects, violence, or even a slick, polished plot, Delbert Mann?s Separate Tables remains one of the most riveting films I?ve ever seen. The 1958 masterpiece weaves together the desperate lives of the lonely, repressed residen... Read full article


"Executive Suite," or Separate Tables

By David on Jan 12, 2014 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

The 1954 film "Executive Suite" begins with an ending: The man lying dead on the Wall Street sidewalk, shot from a POV perspective by director Robert Wise, is Avery Bullard, CEO of the Tredway Corporation of Millburgh, Pennsylvania. Tredway makes furniture, and until about two minutes ago Bulla... Read full article


Separate Tables: A Tale of Two Couples

By Rick29 on Sep 5, 2013 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

The sign for the Hotel Beauregard in Bournemouth, England, states simply: Three minutes from the sea Fine Cuisine Separate Tables While it sounds like a quaint little establishment, it's a rather lively place occupied by a bevy of assorted characters: a domineering mother and her meek, shelte... Read full article


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Quotes from

Ann Shankland: You're making it a bit too obvious, you know, that you hate the very sight of me.
John Malcolm: The very sight of you is perhaps the one thing about you I don't hate.


John Malcolm: [to Ann] You know something? No one else I know of lies with such sincerity.


John Malcolm: You know something, Ann? No one I know of lies with such sincerity.


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Facts about

Terence Rattigan's play was generally performed as two one-act plays separated by an intermission, with the same actor playing the Major and John, and the same actress portraying Ann and Sybil.
The Major's musical theme is a variation on the Scottish song "Wha Wadna Fecht For Charlie?"
At the time Rita Hayworth was married to the co-producer of the film, James Hill.
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