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 Actor||Alexander Knox||Nominated|
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: Wiard Ihnen; Interior Decoration: Thomas Little||Won|
|Best Cinematography||Leon Shamroy||Won|
|Best Director||Henry King||Nominated|
|Best Film Editing||Barbara McLean||Won|
|Best Music - Scoring||Alfred Newman||Nominated|
|Best Picture||20th Century-Fox||Nominated|
|Best Writing||Lamar Trotti||Won|
book: The Blind Man of Seville (2003) by Robert WilsonBy John Grant on Apr 30, 2019 From Noirish
The Blind Man of Seville is a crime novel in that it’s a novel about crime. However, the crimes at its focus aren’t those described on the wrapper — a series of brutal murders in modern-day Seville — but those depicted in what seems initially to be the novel’s backstory... Read full article
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 GreyBy 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 murderedBy 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 WilsonBy 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 amazon.ca 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
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Per the 'Guinness Book of Movie Facts & Feats', the production of surpassed Gone with the Wind as the most expensive movie ever produced up to that time.
The film, a pet project and labor of love for producer Darryl F. Zanuck, was a notorious box-office flop in its day, despite good reviews and several Oscar nominations including Best Picture and Best Actor, and despite the fact that when it played the Roxy in New York, it grossed more than any one movie had in a single theatre up to then. Zanuck was so heartbroken over the movie's failure that he forbade anyone who came into his presence to ever mention the film again.
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