The North Star (1943) was a Drama - Musical Film directed by Lewis Milestone and produced by Samuel Goldwyn and William Cameron Menzies.
Academy Awards 1943 --- Ceremony Number 16 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: Perry Ferguson; Interior Decoration: Howard Bristol||Nominated|
|Best Cinematography||James Wong Howe||Nominated|
|Best Music - Scoring||Aaron Copland||Nominated|
|Best Writing||Lillian Hellman||Nominated|
The North Star (1943)By Beatrice on Oct 13, 2014 From Flickers in Time
The North Star?(AKA Armored Attack) Directed by Lewis Milestone Written by Lillian Hellman 1943/USA The Samuel Goldwyn Company First viewing/Amazon Prime Instant Video If you can set aside?any knowledge of Ukrainian or Soviet history, this odd mixture of folk musical and Nazi-resistance drama is ... Read full article
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[the villagers flee their burning town, torched as part of the Russians scorched earth defense]
Marina Pavlova: Gone.
Sophia Pavlova, Rodion's wife: There'll be another some day.
Marina Pavlova: Yes. It will be different for us. Wars don't leave people as they were. All people will learn this and come to see that wars do not have to be. We'll make this the last war. We'll make a free world for all men. The earth belongs to us, the people, if we fight for it. And we will fight for it!
[Kolya gets ready to start his crippled plane's bombing run]
Kolya Simonov, air force man: Now get ready for it. This is going to be for my father, for me, for my village and for people I've never seen. Those are big words... I guess I'll have to stand by them now. I'm coming down and it's going to hurt you! And I'm coming down just where I want to, because I was a good bombadier and a good pilot, too!
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"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 3, 1944 with Walter Huston, Anne Baxter, Jane Withers and Farley Granger reprising their film roles.
Film debut of Farley Granger.
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