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Desire Under the Elms (1958) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Delbert Mann and produced by Don Hartman.

Academy Awards 1958 --- Ceremony Number 31 (source: AMPAS)

Best CinematographyDaniel L. FappNominated

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Desire Under the Elms (1958)

By Beatrice on Aug 19, 2016 From Flickers in Time

Desire Under the Elms Directed by Delbert Mann Written by Irwin Shaw from the play by Eugene O’Neill 1958/USA Don Hartman Productions First viewing/Amazon Prime More domestic disfunction in 1958, this time in New England. Ephraim Cabot (Burl Ives) is a 76-year-old tyrant with a prosperous f... Read full article

Desire Under the Elms (1958)

By Lindsey on Mar 18, 2013 From The Motion Pictures

Promotional poster for Desire Under the Elms Based on the play by Eugene O’Neill, Desire Under the Elms explores the strained relationship between Ephraim Cabot (Burl Ives) and one of his sons, Eben Cabot. Before Eben’s mother dies, she warns him about what a bad man his father is and te... Read full article

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Sophia Loren plays Anthony Perkins stepmother in the film. In real life, she was two years younger than Perkins.
Motion picture debut of Pernell Roberts.
Ms. Loren left the Cannes Film festival (4th May 1958) early and furious as Desire Under the Elms was not given an evening screening as requested by her.
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Best Cinematography Oscar 1958

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