Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Henry King and Otto Lang and produced by Buddy Adler.
Academy Awards 1955 --- Ceremony Number 28 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actress||Jennifer Jones||Nominated|
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: Lyle Wheeler, George W. Davis; Set Decoration: Walter M. Scott, Jack Stubbs||Nominated|
|Best Cinematography||Leon Shamroy||Nominated|
|Best Costume Design||Charles LeMaire||Won|
|Best Music - Scoring||Alfred Newman||Won|
|Best Music - Song||Music by Sammy Fain; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster||Won|
|Best Picture||Buddy Adler, Producer||Nominated|
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955)By Kristen on Mar 23, 2012 From Journeys in Classic Film
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Love is a Many-Splendored ThingBy Alyson on Sep 27, 2010 From The Best Picture Project
Here?s another love story where William Holden can?t keep his shirt on. ?Set in Hong Kong towards the end of the Chinese Civil War, Suyin (Jennifer Jones) is a Eurasian doctor and a widow. ?At a party she meets Mark (Holden), a foreign correspondent from America reporting on the War. ?Despite the fa... Read full article
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Dr. Han Suyin: I will make no mistakes in the name of loneliness. I have my work and an uncomplicated life. I don't want to feel anything again... ever.
Third Uncle: We shall now have tea and speak of absurdities.
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For his beach scene with Jennifer Jones, William Holden shaved the hair from his chest in order to get that "clean-cut" look supposedly favored by female moviegoers.
Jennifer Jones, who was married at the time to studio mogul David O. Selznick, complained constantly during the filming of the movie, often yelling, "I'm going to tell David about this!" After complaining about William Holden, the two stars barely spoke to each other on the set. Finally, Holden tried to negotiate a peace, offering Jones a bouquet of white roses. She tossed them back into his face.
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