The Brothers Karamazov Overview:

The Brothers Karamazov (1958) was a Drama - Film Adaptation Film directed by Richard Brooks and produced by Pandro S. Berman and Kathryn Hereford.


Four brothers vie for the same woman in this fine adaptation of Dostoyevsky's tale. Continually abused by their overbearing father, one takes matters into his own hands and murders the father. The horror of the father's death is further compounded by the accusation of the wrong brother as the murderer. William Shatner's screen debut.

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Academy Awards 1958 --- Ceremony Number 31 (source: AMPAS)

Best Supporting ActorLee J. CobbNominated

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Quotes from

Alexi Karamazov: How can anybody spend five thousand rubles at one time?
Dmitri Karamazov: I admit it requires skill,brother.

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Facts about

Debuts of William Shatner and Albert Salmi.
Debut of Simon Oakland.
This film is supposedly one of the reasons Marilyn Monroe ran away from Fox, because she wanted to star in something serious. They lured her back to the studio with Bus Stop.
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Best Supporting Actor Oscar 1958

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Also directed by Richard Brooks

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Also produced by Pandro S. Berman

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Also released in 1958

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