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The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964) was a Biographical - Comedy Film directed by Charles Walters and produced by Lawrence Weingarten and Roger Edens.

Academy Awards 1964 --- Ceremony Number 37 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActressDebbie ReynoldsNominated
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: George W. Davis, Preston Ames; Set Decoration: Henry Grace, Hugh HuntNominated
Best CinematographyDaniel L. FappNominated
Best Costume DesignMorton HaackNominated
Best Music - ScoringRobert Armbruster, Leo Arnaud, Jack Elliott, Jack Hayes, Calvin Jackson, Leo ShukenNominated
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Debbie Reynolds in The Unsinkable Molly Brown ( 1964 ) - An Oscar Snub

By The Metzinger Sisters on Feb 25, 2016 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"I Ain't Down Yet!" Molly Brown hollered and bucked like a wild bronco anxious to jump the rural fence and prance into Denver society, but she was constantly being reined in by discouraging circumstances. She lost a fortune, lost her friends, lost her husband, and finally found herself sailing on t... Read full article


Debbie Reynolds in The Unsinkable Molly Brown ( 1964 ) - An Oscar Snub

By The Metzinger Sisters on Feb 25, 2016 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"I Ain't Down Yet!" Molly Brown hollered and bucked like a wild bronco anxious to jump the rural fence and prance into Denver society, but she was constantly being reined in by discouraging circumstances. She lost a fortune, lost her friends, lost her husband, and finally found herself sailing on t... Read full article


Debbie Reynolds in The Unsinkable Molly Brown ( 1964 ) - An Oscar Snub

By The Metzinger Sisters on Feb 25, 2016 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"I Ain't Down Yet!" Molly Brown hollered and bucked like a wild bronco anxious to jump the rural fence and prance into Denver society, but she was constantly being reined in by discouraging circumstances. She lost a fortune, lost her friends, lost her husband, and finally found herself sailing on t... Read full article


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[Molly is reading the newspaper reports of the free-for-all that took place at her social party]
Molly Brown: But it's lies, all lies! Everybody knows the Merry Christmas Saloon ain't no fancy house! And the things he quotes me saying! All those blanks that stand for bad words!
[Thinks]
Molly Brown: Well... guess I did let a couple go.
[Reads from paper]
Molly Brown: "'One thing's for blank sure,' said Mrs. Brown. 'This time we ain't puttin' up with no blank blank Rocky Mountain rudeness!'" Ohhh! And the worst of all! It isn't even on the Society page! It's on the *Sports* page!


Molly Brown: I mean more to me than I mean to anybody else.


Molly Brown: [singing] And if that house is red and has a big brass bed, I'm LIIIIIIIVING THERE!


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Facts about

This is Debbie Reynolds's personal favorite of her movies.
The original Broadway production of "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" opened at Winter Garden Theater on November 3, 1960 and ran for 532 performances. Harve Presnell recreated his stage role in the movie version.
MGM's original choice for the role of Molly Brown was Shirley MacLaine.
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