MontyC

Name 10 Facts about this Movie

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7.)  Being an admirer of Cary Grant's, Tony Curtis purposely tried to imitate him in this movie.

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10.)  This was one of eight Oscar nominations for Jack Lemmon.

 

(Since I chose this movie, I'll let someone else  suggest another title.)

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3.) Filmed in 1946, it was not released in 1948 because of legal problems with Howard Hughes.

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7.) Costars John Ireland and Joanne Dru were married a year after the movie's release.

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8.)  After seeing this movie, John Ford was to have remarked that for the first time he realized that John Wayne really could act.

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10) Shelley Winters plays an uncredited role as a dance hall girl. 

* Next up: Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) * 

 

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7.)   Kirk Douglas and Burt Lancaster were good friends in real life, and this is one of seven movies that they made together. 

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8.) The film was nominated for two Academy Awards - Warren Low for Film Editing and George Dutton for Sound Recording.

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9.)  Burt Lancaster agreed to star in this movie only if he could make "The Rainmaker". 

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