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Sunrise at Campobello (1960) was a Biographical - Drama Film directed by Vincent J. Donehue and produced by Dore Schary and Walter Reilly.

Academy Awards 1960 --- Ceremony Number 33 (source: AMPAS)

Best ActressGreer GarsonNominated
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Edward Carrere; Set Decoration: George James HopkinsNominated
Best Costume DesignMarjorie BestNominated

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Sunrise at Campobello (1960) with Ralph Bellamy and Greer Garson

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Eleanor Roosevelt: I have this naive view that you should pursue principles without calculating the consequences.
Louis Howe: You're no politician.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Louis, why in hell must you keep pacing up and down?
Louis Howe: I'm nervous!

Franklin Delano Roosevelt: [putting on his hat to wave at the photographers that he has eluded by boarding the train secretly] Do I look snappy?

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Responding to the protests of Franklin and Eleanor's children to the inaccurate and largely fictitious depiction of their grandmother Sara as a controlling and domineering harridan, the writer of the play and screenplay Dore Schary cheerfully responded, "Every play needs a villain!"
The Broadway production of "Sunrise at Campobello" by Dore Schary opened at the Cort Theater in New York on January 30, 1958, ran for 556 performances and won the 1958 Tony Award for the Best Play. Ralph Bellamy won the 1958 Tony Award for Best Actor in Play and recreated his stage role in the movie version.
Ralph Bellamy and Alan Bunce are the only two actors from the original Broadway stage production to repeat their roles in the film.
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