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The Actress

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Original title
The Actress
Year
Running time
90 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Ruth Gordon (Autobiography: Ruth Gordon)
Music
Bronislau Kaper
Cinematography
Harold Rosson (B&W)
Cast
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Producer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Genre
Comedy. Drama | Biography. Comedy-Drama
Synopsis / Plot
Former seaman Clinton Jones now works at a lowly job. His daughter Ruth wants to become an actress. Clinton gets fired and Ruth rejects the advances of Fred Whitmarsh. Her father gives her his seaman's spyglass to sell as she heads for New York City.
Awards
1953: Nominated for Oscar: Best Costume Design (B&W)
1953: Golden Globes: Best Actor - Drama (Spencer Tracy)
1953: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Actor (Spencer Tracy)
1953: National Board of Review: Best Actress (Simmons)
1953: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Comedy Screenplay
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