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Ship of Fools (1965) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Stanley Kramer and produced by Stanley Kramer.

Academy Awards 1965 --- Ceremony Number 38 (source: AMPAS)

Best ActorOskar WernerNominated
Best Supporting ActorMichael DunnNominated
Best ActressSimone SignoretNominated
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Robert Clatworthy; Set Decoration: Joseph KishWon
Best CinematographyErnest LaszloWon
Best Costume DesignBill Thomas, Jean LouisNominated
Best PictureStanley Kramer, ProducerNominated
Best WritingAbby MannNominated

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By Terry on Oct 17, 2018 From Stardust and Shadows

?These epic? pictures like ITS A MAD? MAD MAD? MAD? WORLD? (1965) also a? Stanley Kramer film? along with? HOW THE WEST WAS? WON (1962)? all make? for interesting watching.? Many things happen in these pictures or should happen that? make them special .? ? While? SHIP OF? FOOLS (1965) has been calle... Read full article

Ship of Fools (1965)

By Beatrice on Sep 6, 2018 From Flickers in Time

Ship of Fools Directed by Stanley Kramer Written by Abby Mann from a novel by Katherine Anne Porter 1965/USA Stanley Kramer Productions First viewing/Amazon Instant Glocken: No. Bill Tenny: I think you’re a sawed-off intellectual. Omnibus story with a cast of thousands works better than it has... Read full article

Ship of Fools

By Alyson on Mar 9, 2011 From The Best Picture Project

It?s true, the world is quite the bowl of mixed nuts. ?Some of the most interesting interactions you will ever see are of complete strangers from all walks of life crammed into one place. ?As the title suggests, this ship, sailing the Atlantic in 1933, is full of all kinds of fools and their time to... Read full article

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Jenny Brown: I think that David thinks a woman should follow three paces behind with slippers.
Mary Treadwell: Men usually do.

Mary Treadwell: Everybody on this ship is in love. Love me whether or not I love you. Love me whether I am fit to love. Love me whether I am able to love. Even is there is no such thing as love. Love me.

Mary Treadwell: Tell me. Wouldn't it unnverve you to have an affair with me?

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The election referred to was the German Federal election of 1933, in which the National Socialist German Workers Party (NSDAP, or the Nazis) received 43.9% of the overall vote, an increase of 10.8% on the previous election.
Vivien Leigh was subject to bouts of depression and alcoholism and was abrasive to fellow actors. After a rocky start with her relationship with Lee Marvin with her complaints about his stale alcohol breath, the two eventually became highly unlikely good friends.
Vivien Leigh's last film.
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