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The Magnificent Yankee (1950) was a Biographical - Drama Film directed by John Sturges and produced by Armand Deutsch.

Academy Awards 1950 --- Ceremony Number 23 (source: AMPAS)

Best ActorLouis CalhernNominated
Best Costume DesignWalter PlunkettNominated

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[referring to President Theodore Roosevelt]
Oliver Wendell Holmes: He said, among other things, that he could carve a judge with more backbone out of a banana.
Fanny Bowditch Holmes: [outraged] Well, the very idea!
Graham, reporter for Boston Transcript: Is there any statement, Mrs. Holmes, that you would make?
Fanny Bowditch Holmes: Yes, Mr. Graham, there is.
Oliver Wendell Holmes: Fanny...
Fanny Bowditch Holmes: You may say that we adore dear Mr. Roosevelt at all times -
Graham, reporter for Boston Transcript: Adore, Mrs. Holmes?
Fanny Bowditch Holmes: Yes, Mr. Graham, we adore everything about him... except his taste in bananas.

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onMay 19, 1952 with Ann Harding and Louis Calhern reprising their film roles.
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