|Top Genres||Comedy, Drama, Fantasy|
|Top Topics||Alcohol, Based on Play, Screwball Comedy|
Harvey (1950) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Henry Koster and produced by John Beck.
Elwood is a good-natured, slightly sloshed man whose faithful companion is a 6-feet-3.5-inches-tall rabbit that only he can see. When his sister Veta (Hull) tries to have him committed, she's taken in instead. It's up to Elwood and Harvey to straighten out the mess. Stewart in his best amiable, bumbling mode.
(Source: available at Amazon AMC Classic Movie Companion)..
Academy Awards 1950 --- Ceremony Number 23 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actor||James Stewart||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actress||Josephine Hull||Won|
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Elwood P. Dowd: Well, thank you Harvey! I prefer you too.
Elwood P. Dowd: Wouldn't that get a little monotonous, just Akron, cold beer and 'poor, poor thing' for two weeks?
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Though James Stewart's character, Elwood P. Dowd, may certainly be referred to as an alcoholic, only at one time in the entire picture is he seen taking a drink.
Josephine Hull first performed her role in the Broadway version of Harvey. Jesse White also appeared in the original Broadway production and a 1972 television version.
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