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 Actor||Oskar Werner||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actor||Michael Dunn||Nominated|
|Best Actress||Simone Signoret||Nominated|
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: Robert Clatworthy; Set Decoration: Joseph Kish||Won|
|Best Cinematography||Ernest Laszlo||Won|
|Best Costume Design||Bill Thomas, Jean Louis||Nominated|
|Best Picture||Stanley Kramer, Producer||Nominated|
|Best Writing||Abby Mann||Nominated|
SHIP OF FOOLS (1965)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
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Ship of FoolsBy 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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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.
Jenny Brown: I think that David thinks a woman should follow three paces behind with slippers.
Mary Treadwell: Men usually do.
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Kranmer did not enjoy working with Oskar Werner, who refused to play the bar scene stage left. Kramerhad to have the set rebuilt to accommodate the actor.
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.
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