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Wilson (1944) was a Biographical - Drama Film directed by Henry King and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck.

Academy Awards 1944 --- Ceremony Number 17 (source: AMPAS)

Best ActorAlexander KnoxNominated
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Wiard Ihnen; Interior Decoration: Thomas LittleWon
Best CinematographyLeon ShamroyWon
Best DirectorHenry KingNominated
Best Film EditingBarbara McLeanWon
Best Music - ScoringAlfred NewmanNominated
Best Picture20th Century-FoxNominated
Best WritingLamar TrottiWon

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Recorded Live (1975, S.S. Wilson)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Jan 21, 2019 From The Stop Button

Recorded Live is a student film. So director, writer, and animator Wilson?s flat composition gets some wide latitude. He?s got this silly slapstick score on a sound picture, with John Goodwin getting hired to work at an already strange-sounding TV studio only to arrive there and discover a sack of c... Read full article

250 tons de Wilson Grey

By L? on Nov 23, 2015 From Critica Retro

250 tons de Wilson Grey “Sem Wilson Grey, eu acho que nem existiria cinema brasileiro” - Jos? Lewgoy No cinema brasileiro, Wilson Grey est? por toda parte. Ele ? inconfund?vel: muito magro, cabelos pretos com brilhantina, cara chupada e quase sempre um bigode. Era o tipo perfei... Read full article

Silent Movie Myth #6: President Woodrow Wilson had an affair with Florence La Badie?and then had her murdered

By Fritzi Kramer on Sep 23, 2014 From Movies Silently

By Fritzi Kramer on September 23, 2014 in Article, Blog, Feature, Silent Movie Myths Welcome. We are about to descend into the realm of scandal-mongering, myths, gossip, innuendo, with a side helping of just plain mean. It doesn?t get worse than this. We are dealing with a rumor that sullies three r... Read full article

Book Look! A Life of Barbara Stanwyck: Steel-True 1907-1940 by Victoria Wilson

By Vanessa Buttino on Jan 6, 2014 From Stardust

Book Look! A Life of Barbara Stanwyck: Steel-True 1907-1940 by Victoria Wilson A Life of Barbara Stanwyck is available on Simply put, this book is a whopper! I may have even used it once or twice as a weight. Clocking in at just over 1000 pages, this biography is one of the most i... Read full article

A Life of Barbara Stanwyck: Steel-True 1907-1940 – Interview with Author Victoria Wilson

By Annmarie Gatti on Nov 12, 2013 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Steel-True and Blade-Straight: An?Interview with Victoria Wilson Oh Happy Day! The long-awaited and highly-anticipated Barbara Stanwyck biography, ?A Life of Barbara Stanwyck: Steel-True 1907-1940,?is in stores today, November 12th — and CMH is honored to be able to present this interview with... Read full article

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Professor Henry Holmes: Now I know why the Democratic Party chose a jackass for a mascot.

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Facts about

Cinematographer Leon Shamroy replaced Ernest Palmer, who fell ill during production.
Darryl F. Zanuck was so proud of the film that he ordered that the world premiere be held in Wahoo, Nebraska, Zanuck's own home town - presumably so that Zanuck could show off his pet project to the local citizens. The plan backfired; nobody in Wahoo was really interested in Woodrow Wilson, and attendance at the film's showings was extremely poor.
Despite being a box-office flop, the film won five Oscars, but this made no difference to the movie public.
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