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A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS (Drama - G)
PRODUCER: Fred Zinnemann

ABOUT THE FILM

The film centers on the 16th conflict, refusing to endorse the King's divorce, between King Henry VIII and his chancellor Sir Thomas More.

DIRECTED BY:

Fred Zinnemann (who also won the Oscar for direction).

THE CAST INCLUDES

Paul Scofield / Oscared!
(THAT LADY, THE TRAIN, KING LEAR, SCORPIO, A DELICATE BALANCE)

Robert Shaw / Nominated Supporting Actor (FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE, THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE, THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN, YOUNG WINSTON, THE STING, THE TAKING OF PELHAM ONE TWO THREE, JAWS, ROBIN AND MARIAN, THE DEEP, FORCE TEN FROM NAVARONE, AVALANCHE EXPRESS)

Leo McKern (MOLL FLANDERS, HELP!, RYAN'S DAUGHTER, THE ADVENTURE OF SHERLOCK HOLMES' SMARTER BROTHER, THE OMEN, THE BLUE LAGOON, THE FRENCH LIEUTENANT'S WOMAN, LADYHAWKE)

Wendy Hiller / Nominated Supporting Actress (PYGMALION, DAVID COPPERFIELD, MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS, VOYAGE OF THE DAMNED, THE ELEPHANT MAN)

With Orson Welles, Susannah York, Nigel Davenport, John Hurt, and Corin Redgrave.

ABOUT THE PRODUCER

Fred Zinnemann (1907 - ) Austrian-born director who was in Hollywood since 1929.

He won the Academy Award for Direction twice for:

FROM HERE TO ETERNITY (53)
A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS (66)

Zinnemann's other works include: THE SEVENTH CROSS, LITTLE MISTER JIM, HIGH NOON, OKLAHOMA, THE SUNDOWNERS, and FIVE DAYS ONE SUMMER.

NOTES & TRIVA

Robert Bolt received the Screenplay (based on material from another medium) Oscar. While Ted Moore was awarded the Oscar for Color Cinematography. Elizabeth Haffenden and Joan Bridge received their Oscar for Editing.

Based on the Robert Bold drama which began as a stage play.

Best Actor winner, Paul Scofield, recreated his stage role.

OTHER NOMINATIONS

Actor (*)
Direction (*)
Writing (*)
Cinematography (*)
Costume Design (*)
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actress

OTHER "BEST PICTURE" NOMINATIONS

ALFIE
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THE SAND PEBBLES
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