Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956) was a Sports - Biographical Film directed by Robert Wise and produced by Charles Schnee.
Academy Awards 1956 --- Ceremony Number 29 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: Cedric Gibbons, Malcolm F. Brown; Set Decoration: Edwin B. Willis, F. Keogh Gleaso||Won|
|Best Cinematography||Joseph Ruttenberg||Won|
|Best Film Editing||Albert Akst||Nominated|
1001 Classic Movies: Somebody Up There Likes MeBy Amanda Garrett on Mar 9, 2018 From Old Hollywood Films
The screenshot above shows Paul Newman as boxer Rocky Graziano in the biopic Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956). This week's 1001 classic movie you should see is the biopic Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956) about the early life and boxing career of famed middleweight champion Rocky Graziano (Paul ... Read full article
Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)By Judy on Sep 5, 2009 From Movie Classics
When you look at the list of Robert Wise?s movies, it seems amazing that he isn?t better-known ? which is why it is so good that Joshua over at Octopus Cinema has organised a blog-a-thon about his work, to which this is a contribution. Somebody Up There Likes Me, starring Paul Newman and Pier Angel... Read full article
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Rocky Graziano: Don't worry 'bout a thing
Irving Cohen: I never should have left the lingerie business. I was the happiest man in women's underwear.
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Film debut of Frank Campanella
Originally the movie was to be filmed on location in New York in Technicolor. However, after James Dean's death it was decided the film should be in black & white and filmed on studio sets. Director Robert Wise felt the sets looked very fake and only used them for night scenes, while filming the daytime scenes on location.
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