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The Sandpiper (1965) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Vincente Minnelli and produced by John Calley and Martin Ransohoff.

Academy Awards 1965 --- Ceremony Number 38 (source: AMPAS)

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Best Music - SongMusic by Johnny Mandel; Lyrics by Paul Francis WebsterWon
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Bad Movie Theatre: Liz and Dick in "The Sandpiper"

By Rick29 on Apr 18, 2013 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Richard Burton dominated the silver screen in the mid-1960s, delivering several of his finest performances in films such as: The Night of the Iguana (1964); Becket (1964); The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965); Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966); and The Taming of the Shrew (1967). Then... Read full article


The Sandpiper(1965).

By Dawn Sample on Aug 19, 2012 From Noir and Chick Flicks

The Sandpiper(1965). Cast: Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor. Directed by Vincente Minnelli. Laura Reynolds, is living a wonderful life as single, bohemian artist/model, with Danny her 9-year-old son (Morgan Mason, James Mason's son), in a run down beach house. Until one day Danny, shoots and kil... Read full article


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The working title was "The Flight of the Sandpiper" (back of still 1831 x 17).
The third of eleven films that Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton starred in together.
Average Shot Length = ~8.5 seconds. Median Shot Length = ~8.1 seconds. (Quite fast for a Vincente Minnelli film.)
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