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Unchained (1955) was a Drama - Crime Film directed by Hall Bartlett and produced by Hall Bartlett.

Academy Awards 1955 --- Ceremony Number 28 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Music - SongMusic by Alex North; Lyrics by Hy ZaretNominated
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"Hell's Highway," or Unchained Melody

By David on Nov 5, 2013 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

The 1932 chain gang film "Hell's Highway" is not to be confused with the video game, the AC/DC album or the Michael Landon TV series "Highway to Heaven." No, "Hell's Highway" is a neat little film filled with what every pre-code lover lives for: Those double-take "Holy crap, did I just see that?" m... Read full article


Django Unchained: Mandingo Fighting and Phrenology

By Bernardo Villela on May 17, 2013 From The Movie Rat

Introduction The first full-length post on Django Unchained, my choice as Best Picture of 2012 was my first guest post and first translated post. However, owing to the accolades I gave it, and the wait, it was time to post my own thoughts on the film. This is the last of four posts. The first can be... Read full article


Django Unchained: Apparent Defeat and Tarantino’s Cameo

By Bernardo Villela on May 8, 2013 From The Movie Rat

Introduction The first full-length post on Django Unchained, my choice as Best Picture of 2012 was my first guest post and first translated post. However, owing to the accolades I gave it, and the wait, it was time to post my own thoughts on the film. This is the third of four posts. The first can b... Read full article


Django Unchained: The Politics of Language

By Bernardo Villela on May 3, 2013 From The Movie Rat

Introduction The first full-length post on Django Unchained, my choice as Best Picture of 2012 was my first guest post and first translated post. However, owing to the accolades I gave it, and the wait, it was time to post my own thoughts on the film. This is the second of four posts. The first can ... Read full article


Django Unchained: Introduction and the Spaghetti Western Treatment

By Bernardo Villela on Apr 24, 2013 From The Movie Rat

Introduction So after having translated a post regarding Django Unchained here are my thoughts on the film, which will appear weekly in four parts. With regards to the translated post there is scarcely a thing I disagreed with that was being stated. However, the reason we read and the reason we wr... Read full article


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Jazz saxophone player Dexter Gordon is featured in an uncredited role as a sax player in the prison jazz band. The film was shot at the correctional facility in Chino, California, where Gordon was then serving time for possession of heroin. Leonard Maltin, in his 1995 Movie Guide, states that jazz legend Georgie Auld dubbed in Dexter Gordon's sax playing.
The version of the song 'Unchained Melody' that was included on the original soundtrack is performed by Todd Duncan.
The song "Unchained Melody" popularized by Al Hibbler and Roy Hamilton in 1955, the year of the film ,and later by Vito and The Salutations as well as The Righteous Brothers in the mid 1960s, first surfaced on the soundtrack of this movie as composed by Alex North.
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