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Watch on the Rhine (1943) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by Herman Shumlin and Hal Mohr and produced by Hal B. Wallis and Jack L. Warner.

The film was based on the play of the same name written by Lillian Hellman performed at the Martin Beck Theatre, NY from Apr 1, 1941 - Feb 21, 1942.

Academy Awards 1943 --- Ceremony Number 16 (source: AMPAS)

Best ActorPaul LukasWon
Best Supporting ActressLucile WatsonNominated
Best WritingDashiell HammettNominated
Best PictureWarner Bros.Nominated

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#TheResistance at the movies: Horas de Tormenta (1943) / Watch on the Rhine (1943)

By L? on Jan 26, 2017 From Critica Retro

#TheResistance at the movies: Horas de Tormenta (1943) / Watch on the Rhine (1943) “Horas de Tormenta” ? mais conhecido por ser o filme que fez Paul Lukas ganhar um Oscar de Melhor ator quando Humphrey Bogart tamb?m concorria ao pr?mio por sua interpreta??o de Rick Blaine em Casab... Read full article

Watch on the Rhine (1943)

By Beatrice on Sep 30, 2014 From Flickers in Time

Watch on the Rhine Directed by Herman Shumlin Written by Dashiell Hammett and Lillian Hellman from the play by Hellman 1943/USA Warner Bros Repeat viewing/Netflix rental Oscar-winner Paul Lukas is well worth seeing in this tale of German resistance to facism in the years before America entered th... Read full article

Watch on the Rhine (1943)

By Lindsey on Jun 10, 2012 From The Motion Pictures

(Image via American Sara Muller (Bette Davis), her European husband Kurt (Paul Lukas) and their three children have decided to return to America, where they plan to say with Sara’s mother (Fanny, portrayed by Lucile Watson) in Washington DC. Sara has been away from home for nearly... Read full article

Watch on the Rhine

By Alyson on Apr 15, 2010 From The Best Picture Project

Kurt Muller (Paul Lukas) is a leader of an underground movement, but recently things have gotten so bad for him that he and his family decide to flee to America.? Kurt?s mother-in-law, Fanny Farrelly (Lucile Watson), lives there with her other children.? She prepares excitedly for her family to arri... Read full article

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Sara Muller: When the time comes. When it comes, I will do my best.

Kurt Muller: I do what must be done. That is what I know how to do.

Bodo: [Addressing Anise and discussing her French accent] Yes your accent is from the North, that is fine country. We were in hiding there once.

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"Academy Award Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on August 7, 1946 with Paul Lukas reprising his film role.
The play, "Watch on the Rhine" by Lillian Hellman premiered at the Martin Beck Theater in New York City on 1 April 1941 and closed on 21 February 1942 after 378 performances. Paul Lukas as Kurt Muller, Lucile Watson as Fanny Farrelly, George Coulouris as Teck de Brancovis, Eric Roberts as Bodo Muller and Frank L. Wilson as Joseph all originated their movie roles in the play. Also in the cast were Mady Christians as Sara Muller and Helen Trenholme as Marthe de Brancovis.
"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 10, 1944 with Bette Davis and Paul Lukas reprising their film roles.
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