- Original title
- Running time
- 90 min.
- United States
Ruth Gordon (Autobiography: Ruth Gordon)
Harold Rosson (B&W)
Norma Jean Nilsson,
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.
: Nominated for Oscar: Best Costume Design (B&W)
: Golden Globes: Best Actor - Drama (Spencer Tracy)
: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Actor (Spencer Tracy)
: National Board of Review: Best Actress (Simmons)
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Comedy Screenplay
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