Twelve O'Clock High (1949) was a Action - Drama Film directed by Henry King and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck.
The film was based on the novel of the same name written by Sy Bartlett and Beirne Lay, Jr published in 1948.
Twelve O'Clock High was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1998.
Academy Awards 1949 --- Ceremony Number 22 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actor||Gregory Peck||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actor||Dean Jagger||Won|
|Best Picture||20th Century-Fox||Nominated|
After the film was made, Gregory Peck became great friends with the character he had played, Gen. Frank Armstrong, who clearly approved of Peck's portrayal of him.
"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on April 12, 1951 with Gregory Peck and Hugh Marlowe again reprising their film roles.
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