The Bad And The Beautiful

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  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 1952
  • Running time: 118 min
OSCAR WINNER: Best Supporting Actress - Gloria Grahame Best Screenplay Best Cinematography Best Art Direction Best Costume Design   Screen legend Kirk Douglas stars in this drama about the life of an ambitious Hollywood producer, as seen... read more
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OSCAR WINNER: Best Supporting Actress - Gloria Grahame Best Screenplay Best Cinematography Best Art Direction Best Costume Design   Screen legend Kirk Douglas stars in this drama about the life of an ambitious Hollywood producer, as seen through the eyes of a writer, a director, and an actress. Nominated for six Oscars, it won five, including "Best Screenplay." Douglas was nominated for "Best Actor," Gloria Grahame received an Oscar for "Best Supporting Actress," and Lana Turner delivered what many consider to be her finest performance as Douglas' actress lover. Directed by Academy Award winner Vincente Minnelli (Gigi, An American in Paris), The Bad and the Beautiful was produced by acclaimed actor/producer John Houseman, and was also inducted into the Library of Congress National Film Registry.

Original Release

12/25/1952

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Cast

Directors

Vincente Minnelli

Writers

Charles Schnee, George Bradshaw

Cast

Barry Sullivan Fred Amiel
Dick Powell James Lee Bartlow
Gloria Grahame Rosemary
Kirk Douglas Jonathan
Lana Turner Georgia
Walter Pidgeon Harry Pebbel
Gilbert Roland 'Gaucho'
Leo G. Carroll Henry Whitfield
Vanessa Brown Kay Amiel
Paul Stewart Syd
Sammy White Gus
Elaine Stewart Lila
Ivan Triesault Von Ellstein
Barbara Billingsley Evelyn Lucien, Costume Designer
Francis X. Bushman Eulogist (uncredited)
Louis Calhern Georgia Lorrison's Father (voice only)
Kathleen Freeman Whitfield's Assistant
Ned Glass Wardrobe Man
May McAvoy Pebbel's Secretary
Sandy Descher Child Actress

Producers

Editors

Conrad A. Nervig

1953 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1953 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Won
1953 Oscar Best Writing, Screenplay Won
1953 Oscar Best Cinematography, Black-and-White Won
1953 Oscar Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White Won
1953 Oscar Best Costume Design, Black-and-White Won
1953 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actress Nominated
1953 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor Nominated
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