The Member of the Wedding (1952) was a Drama - Film Adaptation Film directed by Fred Zinnemann and produced by Stanley Kramer, Edna Anhalt and Edward Anhalt.
Academy Awards 1952 --- Ceremony Number 25 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actress||Julie Harris||Nominated|
Julie Harris wants to be “The Member of the Wedding”By Stephen Reginald on Aug 20, 2023 From Classic Movie Man
Julie Harris wants to be “The Member of the Wedding” The Member of the Wedding (1952) is an American film drama directed by Fred Zinneman and starring Ethel Waters, Julie Harris, and Brandon De Wilde. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Carson McCullers (1946). The ci... Read full article
The Member of the Wedding (1952)on Aug 17, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film
As Method acting rose to prominence, cinema took notice and started gobbling up stage-plays, giving Method actors a playground for their finest work as well as retaining a print of the play for posterity. The early-1950s saw a litany of stage-esque stories, all of which start melding together with t... Read full article
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Frances 'Frankie' Addams: [throws the knife into the kitchen door] I'm the world's greatest knife thrower.
John Henry: Mean old bossy Frankie!
Berenice Sadie Brown: Just what is she doing that's so mean? Just trying to get some rest.
John Henry: Berenice, which eye's your mind's eye?
Berenice Sadie Brown: Don't yank my head back like that, Candy. Frankie and I aren't going to go flying through the ceiling.
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Julie Harris was 27, when she played 12 year-old Frankie Addams.
The original Broadway production of "The Member of the Wedding" opened at the Empire Theater January 5, 1950 and ran for 501 performances.
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