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The Magnificent Yankee

Original title
The Magnificent Yankee
Running time
89 min.
United States United States
Emmet Lavery (Book: Francis Biddle)
David Raksin
Joseph Ruttenberg (B&W)
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Drama | Biography
Synopsis / Plot
The Magnificent Yankee is a 1950 American biographical film adapted by Emmet Lavery from his play of the same title, which was in-turn adapted from the book Mr. Justice Holmes by Francis Biddle. The story examines the life of United States Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes.
1950: 2 Nominations for Oscar: Best Actor (Louis Calhern), Costume Design B&W
1950: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Actor - Drama (Louis Calhern)
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