The Stratton Story (1949) was a Biographical - Drama Film directed by Sam Wood and produced by Jack Cummings.
Academy Awards 1949 --- Ceremony Number 22 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Writing||Douglas Morrow||Won|
The Stratton Story (1949)By 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 31, 2018 From 4 Star Films
If you’ve never heard of the baseball player Monty Stratton, you’re not alone. In my days of wanting to be a ballplayer myself, I knew quite a bit about baseball Hall of Famers going back to the genesis of the game. But Stratton was not a Hall of Famer like Honus Wagner or Ty Cobb, Georg... Read full article
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Ethel Stratton: You told me once, "A man has to know where he's goin'!" Where are you goin', Monte?
Monty Stratton: [after accidentally shooting himself in the leg] I shot the wrong rabbit!
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Producers first considered Van Johnson and Gregory Peck for the role of Monty Stratton before finally settling on James Stewart, who was the first choice of the real Monty Stratton.
First of three movies where James Stewart and June Allyson played husband and wife.
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