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The Bad and the Beautiful

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Original title
The Bad and the Beautiful
Running time
114 min.
United States United States
Charles Schnee (Story: George Bradshaw)
David Raksin
Robert Surtees (B&W)
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Drama | Melodrama. Film In Film
Synopsis / Plot
An egotistical producer, Jonathan Shields (Douglas), determined to prove himself the finest filmmaker of all, gladly steps all over those who helped him when he was starting out. Told from the perspective of three victims -- an actress (Turner), a writer (Powell), and a director (Sullivan) -- this picture captured five Oscars and also includes what many believe is Turner's finest performance ever.
1952: 5 Academy Awards: Supporting Actress (Grahame), Screenplay, Cinematography B&W, Costume Design B&W, Art Direction B&W
1952: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Supp. Actor (Roland) and Supp. Actress (Grahame)
1952: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1952: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Drama Screenplay
1952: National Board of Review: Top Best Films
1953: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Film
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