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The Devil and Miss Jones (1941) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Sam Wood and produced by Norman Krasna and Frank Ross.

Academy Awards 1941 --- Ceremony Number 14 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Supporting ActorCharles CoburnNominated
Best WritingNorman KrasnaNominated
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THE DEVIL AND MISS JONES (1941)

By Terry on Jun 27, 2018 From Stardust and Shadows

This picture Directed by Sam Wood for RKO STUDIOS is an odd film to view.? Not so much because of the? story which is of a Millionaire goes undercover at his own store to find the people responsible for hanging his effigy from a? street light as protest but? because of the main characters. It follow... Read full article


The Devil and Miss Jones (1941)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 4, 2017 From 4 Star Films

Its title suggests that this film might be something like Lubitsch’s Heaven can Wait but The Devil and Miss Jones could easily hold the title as the original version of ?Undercover Boss. Although its main function is on the romantic and comic planes, it also has a bit of a social message behin... Read full article


The Devil and Miss Jones (1941)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 4, 2017 From 4 Star Films

Its title suggests that this film might be something like Lubitsch’s Heaven can Wait but The Devil and Miss Jones could easily hold the title as the original version of ?Undercover Boss. Although its main function is on the romantic and comic planes, it also has a bit of a social message behin... Read full article


The Devil and Miss Jones (1941)

By Beatrice on Jun 5, 2014 From Flickers in Time

The Devil and Miss Jones Directed by Sam Wood Written by Norman Krasna 1941/US Frank Ross-Norman Krasna Inc. First viewing/Olive Films DVD What a terrific movie! J.P. Merrick (Charles Coburn) is The Richest Man in the World. ?He is one of those people that thinks everyone else is an idiot and likes ... Read full article


The Devil and Miss Jones (1941, Sam Wood)

on Oct 2, 2013 From The Stop Button

The Devil and Miss Jones has three or four stages in the narrative, but director Sam Wood basically has three. The first phase–covering the first two narrative stages–feature this singular composition technique. For close-ups, Wood either gives his actors a lot of headroom (fifty percent... Read full article


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Quotes from

Mary Jones: You... Benedict Arnold in sheep's clothing!


First Policeman: When they start recitin' the Constitution, watch out!


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Facts about

"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on June 7, 1943 with Charles Coburn reprising his film role.
"Academy Award Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on October 23, 1946 with Charles Coburn reprising his film role.
George Watts was in studio records/casting call lists as "Watchman," but he was not seen in the movie. Edward Fielding and Frank O'Connor were listed as cast members in news items, but they also were not seen.
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Best Supporting Actor Oscar 1941






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