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Sunrise at Campobello (1960) was a Biographical - Drama Film directed by Vincent J. Donehue and produced by Dore Schary and Walter Reilly.

Academy Awards 1960 --- Ceremony Number 33 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActressGreer GarsonNominated
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Edward Carrere; Set Decoration: George James HopkinsNominated
Best Costume DesignMarjorie BestNominated
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Sunrise at Campobello (1960) with Ralph Bellamy and Greer Garson

By Greg Orypeck on Oct 30, 2014 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! ?I feel I?ve had to go through the fire for some reason.??Eleanor, it?s a hard way to learn humility, but I?ve had to learn it by crawling.?? Franklin Delano?Roosevelt With the recent premiere of the PBS eleven-hour?The?Roosevelts, An Intimate History, it seems appropriate to examine for... Read full article


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Louis Howe: You don't have to remember a thing. You just read it!
Eleanor Roosevelt: I don't like *reading* a speech.
Louis Howe: Did you think the Gettysburg Address was ad-libbed?


Franklin Delano Roosevelt: I feel I've had to go through the fire for some reason. Eleanor, it's a hard way to learn humility, but I've had to learn it by crawling. I know what is meant "You must learn to crawl, before you can walk."


Franklin Delano Roosevelt: I have no intention of retiring to Hyde Park and rusticating.


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The Broadway production of "Sunrise at Campobello" by Dore Schary opened at the Cort Theater in New York on January 30, 1958, ran for 556 performances and won the 1958 Tony Award for the Best Play. Ralph Bellamy won the 1958 Tony Award for Best Actor in Play and recreated his stage role in the movie version.
Responding to the protests of Franklin and Eleanor's children to the inaccurate and largely fictitious depiction of their grandmother Sara as a controlling and domineering harridan, the writer of the play and screenplay Dore Schary cheerfully responded, "Every play needs a villain!"
Ralph Bellamy and Alan Bunce are the only two actors from the original Broadway stage production to repeat their roles in the film.
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