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Waterloo Bridge Overview:

Waterloo Bridge (1940) was a War - Drama Film directed by Mervyn LeRoy and produced by Sidney Franklin.

Academy Awards 1940 --- Ceremony Number 13 (source: AMPAS)

Best CinematographyJoseph RuttenbergNominated
Best Music - ScoringHerbert StothartNominated

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By Crystal Kalyana on Nov 5, 2015 From In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood

Today is the 102nd Birthday of Vivien Leigh, the famed motion picture actress who is primarily remembered for her role of Scarlett O’Hara in Gone With The Wind. In commemoration of this special day, my great friend Joseph who runs the blog Wolffian Classic Movies Digest is hosting his very fir... Read full article

Waterloo Bridge (1931)

on Jan 23, 2015 From Journeys in Classic Film

I felt incredibly stupid popping in the first volume of Forbidden Hollywood and realizing its version of Waterloo Bridge was not what I anticipated. I thought the only version of this depressing tale of prostitution and doomed love was the 1940s feature starring Vivien Leigh. Actually, that’s ... Read full article

Waterloo Bridge (1940)

By Beatrice on Apr 3, 2014 From Flickers in Time

Waterloo Bridge Directed by Mervyn LeRoy Written by S.N. Behrman, Hans Rameau, and George Froeschel from the play by Robert E. Sherwood 1940/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer First viewing/Warner Home Video DVD I had been looking forward to seeing this one for years. ?It did not live up to my perhaps inflat... Read full article

Vivien Leigh in the heart-breaking WATERLOO BRIDGE (1940)

By monty on Sep 7, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Vivien Leigh is the featured star on TCM this month. And every Tuesday they will be playing some of her movies. Well, I just watched a film of hers that I had never seen before called Waterloo Bridge and it is an excellent film. Waterloo was the first film Ms. Leigh made after the hugely successful ... Read full article

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Quotes from

Roy Cronin: Myra, what do you think we're going to do tonight?
Myra Lester: Well, I, I...
Roy Cronin: Oh, you won't have time for that.
Myra Lester: For what?
Roy Cronin: For hesitating! No more hesitating for you!
Myra Lester: No?
Roy Cronin: No!
Myra Lester: Well, what am I going to do instead?
Roy Cronin: You're going to get married.

Myra Lester: I may never see him again.

Roy Cronin: The ballet was beautiful.
Myra Lester: Madame didn't think so.
Roy Cronin: Well, experts never know - it takes outsiders to know, and I tell you, it was beautiful.
Myra Lester: That certainly proves you're an outsider.

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Facts about

Premiered on the same day (May 14, 1940) that Rotterdam was bombed by the German Luftwaffe.
"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on September 9, 1946 with Robert Taylor reprising his film role.
Released a few months after the invasion of Poland, and in the middle of the Blitzkrieg, this is likely the earliest Hollywood film to include the Second World War in its plot.
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