Dragon Seed (1944) was a Drama - Historical Film directed by Jack Conway and Harold S. Bucquet and produced by Pandro S. Berman.
Academy Awards 1944 --- Ceremony Number 17 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Supporting Actress||Aline MacMahon||Nominated|
|Best Cinematography||Sidney Wagner||Nominated|
Dragon Seed(1944) and The Good Earth(1937).By Dawn on Oct 18, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks
Dragon Seed(1944).War film. Cast: Katharine Hepburn. Based on a best-selling book by Pearl S. Buck, the film is about a peaceful village in China that has been invaded by the Imperial Japanese army during the Second Sino-Japanese war. In the valley of Ling, China, Ling Tan and his family plant rice... Read full article
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Jade Tan: I am not very learned.
Lao Er Tan - Middle Son: Is that why you do not often speak to me?
Jade Tan: Two must speak for understanding.
Wu Lien: I am neither for or against anything.
Jade Tan: What you are not for you are against.
Japanese Official: [to restaurant waiter] Oh, no wine, hunh, and where are your women?
Japanese Official: There are other things than wine!
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Actor Robert Lewis functioned also as screen test director and dialogue director.
On 21 October 1943, M-G-M was given permission to film exterior night scenes, not allowed since the wartime ban was instituted in 1941
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