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Sunrise at Campobello

Original title
Sunrise at Campobello
Running time
144 min.
United States United States
Dore Schary
Franz Waxman
Russell Harlan
Warner Bros.
Drama | Biography. Politics
Movie Groups
U.S. Presidents (Biopics)
Synopsis / Plot
The story of Franklin Roosevelt's (Ralph Bellamy) bout with polio at age 40 in 1921 and how his family (and especially wife Eleanor - Greer Garson) cope with his illness. From being stricken while vacationing at Campobello to his triumphant nominating speech for Al Smith's presidency in 1924, the story follows the various influences on his life and his determination to recover - based on the award winning Broadway play of the same name.
1960: Oscar: 4 Nom., Actress (Garson), Art Dir. color, Costume Design Color, Sound
1960: Golden Globes: Best Actress - Drama (Greer Garson). 2 nominations
1960: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1960: National Board of Review: Top 10 Best Films and Best Actress (Garson)
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