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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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Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Louis, why in hell must you keep pacing up and down?
Louis Howe: I'm nervous!


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?


Eleanor Roosevelt: I have this naive view that you should pursue principles without calculating the consequences.
Louis Howe: You're no politician.


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His role as Mr. Brimmer became the final feature film role for Lyle Talbot.
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!"
Although Ann Shoemaker, who plays FDR's mother, Sara Delano Roosevelt, in the film was not in the original Broadway production on opening night, she was the first and only full-time replacement for Anne Seymour in that production.
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