Sons and Lovers (1960) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by Jack Cardiff and produced by Jerry Wald and Thomas N. Morahan.
Academy Awards 1960 --- Ceremony Number 33 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actor||Trevor Howard||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actress||Mary Ure||Nominated|
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: Tom Morahan; Set Decoration: Lionel Couch||Nominated|
|Best Cinematography||Freddie Francis||Won|
|Best Director||Jack Cardiff||Nominated|
|Best Picture||Jerry Wald, Producer||Nominated|
|Best Writing||Gavin Lambert, T. E. B. Clarke||Nominated|
Sons and Lovers (1960)By Beatrice on Mar 20, 2017 From Flickers in Time
Sons and Lovers Directed by Jack Cardiff Written by Gavin Lambert and T.E.B. Clarke from the novel by D.H. Lawrence 1960/UK The Company of Artists First viewing/YouTube rental This handsome film is a well-acted adaptation of Lawrence’s classic novel of?desire, both repressed and unleashed. ... Read full article
Sons and LoversBy Alyson on Apr 22, 2011 From The Best Picture Project
In a small British mining town, Mrs. Morel (Wendy Hiller) has raised three sons with hopes of them finding a better lifestyle than a coal miner. ?The middle son, Arthur (Sean Barrett) has followed his father to work in the mines. ?Thee eldest son, William (William Lucas) has moved to a city, and is ... Read full article
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20th Century Fox wanted Jack Hawkins and Vivien Leigh to play the parents. Leigh turned the part down because she didn't want to look "crummy".
Jack Cardiff chose to film in black and white as he felt that Technicolor was too pretty for such a gritty subject.
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