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Some Came Running (1958) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Vincente Minnelli and produced by Sol C. Siegel.

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

AwardRecipientResult
Best Supporting ActorArthur KennedyNominated
Best ActressShirley MacLaineNominated
Best Supporting ActressMartha HyerNominated
Best Costume DesignWalter PlunkettNominated
Best Music - SongMusic by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy CahnNominated
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Some Came Running (1958)

By Beatrice on Sep 5, 2016 From Flickers in Time

Some Came Running Directed by Vincente Minnelli Written by John Patrick and Arthur Sheekman from a novel by James Jones 1958/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Repeat viewing/Amazon Instant #352 of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Dave Hirsh: Dawn honey, bumming around can only help to make you a bu... Read full article


Some Came Running (1958)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 10, 2015 From 4 Star Films

Some Came Running is a film that can so easily get lost in the shuffle of 1950s Hollywood. It’s hardly the most well-known picture of director Vincente Minnelli, known generally for his musicals and excellent set direction. Furthermore, this is most certainly a melodrama, certainly affecting, ... Read full article


Some Came Running (1958)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 10, 2015 From 4 Star Films

Some Came Running is a film that can so easily get lost in the shuffle of 1950s Hollywood. It’s hardly the most well-known picture of director Vincente Minnelli, known generally for his musicals and excellent set direction. Furthermore, this is most certainly a melodrama, certainly affecting, ... Read full article


Some Came Running (Vincente Minnelli, 1958)

By Judy on Jan 12, 2014 From Movie Classics

Director Vincente Minnelli created one of the warmest portrayals of American family life on film in the great musical Meet Me in St Louis (1944). But he gives a very different, darker take on families in Some Came Running, a 1950s melodrama which tackles the type of subject matter that Douglas Sirk ... Read full article


Some Came Running

By Michael on Jun 25, 2013 From Le Mot du Cinephiliaque

Some Came Running (Vincente Minnelli, 1958) Staring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Shirley MacLaine this vibrant CinemaScope shot film is also the first movie of Sinatra and Martin on the same credits. Adapted from James Jones’ novel of the same name, Some Came Running is a dense story that ... Read full article


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Dawn Hirsh: Bumming around, doing all sorts of jobs - didn't that help to make you a better writer?
Dave Hirsh: Dawn honey, bumming around can only help to make you a bum.


Dave Hirsh: You're right, teacher. You're a hundred percent right. I've been a bad boy. I've been naughty. Matter of fact, I don't even belong in your class.
Gwen French: Quite possibly you don't.
Dave Hirsh: Well, you won't get a chance to flunk me again.


Dave Hirsh: A little talent to a writer means about as much as a little talent to a brain surgeon.


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Joanne Woodward was offered the role of Ginny Moorehead but turned it down because she didn't want to work with Frank Sinatra. The role eventually went to Shirley MacLaine.
This movie was rated number one of the hundred best movies of all time by the German magazine "Der Spiegel".
Average Shot Length (ASL) = 15 seconds
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