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Wait Until Dark (1967) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Terence Young and produced by Mel Ferrer.

Academy Awards 1967 --- Ceremony Number 40 (source: AMPAS)

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Best ActressAudrey HepburnNominated
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Wait Until Dark (1967)

By Beatrice on Jul 20, 2019 From Flickers in Time

Wait Until Dark Directed by Terence Young Robert Carrington and Jane Howard-Hammerstein from a play by Frederick Knott 1967/US Warner Bros. Repeat viewing/Netflix rental This movie has lost none of its gripping terror since original release. ?And what a great cast! A young beauty transports heroin f... Read full article


Warner Archive Blu-ray: Alan Arkin Terrorizes Audrey Hepburn in Wait Until Dark (1967)

By KC on Mar 27, 2017 From Classic Movies

Though I will never get over the trauma of my first viewing of Wait Until Dark (1967), I have returned to it several times over the years. Even once you know its secrets, it retains its stomach churning power to chill. It is also a showcase for some of the best performances of its stars, Audrey Hepb... Read full article


Blu-ray Review: Wait Until Dark

By Devon Powell on Jan 20, 2017 From Hitchcock Master

Distributor: Warner Bros. Release Date: January 24, 2017 Region: Region A Length: 01:47:41 Video: 1080P (MPEG-4, AVC) Main Audio: 2.0 English Mono DTS-HD Master Audio Subtitles: English Ratio: 1.85:1 Notes: This title was previously released in various DVD editions. ?On Broadway a couple of seasons... Read full article


Wait Until Dark (1967) – Updated

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 24, 2014 From 4 Star Films

This is very much a contrived plot line but it certainly is an interesting set piece surrounding a defenseless blind woman targeted because of a heroin-filled doll which fell into her husband’s possession. It sounds like a pretty ludicrous set up but Audrey Hepburn is so believable and at time... Read full article


Wait Until Dark (1967) – Updated

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 24, 2014 From 4 Star Films

This is very much a contrived plot line but it certainly is an interesting set piece surrounding a defenseless blind woman targeted because of a heroin-filled doll which fell into her husband’s possession. It sounds like a pretty ludicrous set up but Audrey Hepburn is so believable and at time... Read full article


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Sam Hendrix: [Susy calls his studio] Hendrix here.
Susy Hendrix: [mocking his tone] Hendrix here too.


Susy Hendrix: Sam, are you there?
[pause]
Susy Hendrix: No, Susy, I'm not here.


Sam Hendrix: Susy, is that you?
Susy Hendrix: No, Batman!


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In an interview, Alan Arkin talked about the Oscar nominations he received for his early major film roles (The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming and The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter). When asked if he was surprised that he was overlooked for "Wait Until Dark", his second movie, he replied: "You don't get nominated for being mean to Audrey Hepburn!"
Despite getting an Oscar nomination for this movie, Hepburn would not make another film until Robin and Marian.
During World War II, 16-year-old Audrey Hepburn was a volunteer nurse in a Dutch hospital. During the battle of Arnhem, Hepburn's hospital received many wounded Allied soldiers. One of the injured soldiers young Audrey helped nurse back to health was a young British paratrooper - and future director - named Terence Young who more than 20 years later directed Hepburn in Wait Until Dark.
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