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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)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActorTrevor HowardNominated
Best Supporting ActressMary UreNominated
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Tom Morahan; Set Decoration: Lionel CouchNominated
Best CinematographyFreddie FrancisWon
Best DirectorJack CardiffNominated
Best PictureJerry Wald, ProducerNominated
Best WritingGavin Lambert, T. E. B. ClarkeNominated
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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 Lovers

By 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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Dean Stockwell was cast at producer 'Jerry Wald''s insistence to help the film's chances of distribution in the United States.
The film was shot in many of the locations that D.H. Lawrenceactually lived in.
Wendy Hiller was always Jack Cardiff's first choice to play the mother. He had been told that this was impossible as she was performing in a play on Broadway. Luckily for Cardiff, the play folded very quickly and Hiller was delighted to take the part.
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