A Screen-shot from the classic Stanley Kubrick Noir film of 'The Killing'(US56)

A Screen-shot from the classic Stanley Kubrick Noir film of 'The Killing'(US56)
Considered one among the Screen's great Noir films is that of Stanley Kubrick's 'The Killing' starring Sterling Hayden in a race-track heist gone wrong. It was released in 1956.

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Friday, June 03, 2011

Trivia Galore # VII.

Casablanca produced by Wallis

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***Trivia Galore. #VII.   (contd from # VI)
** Highest AANs & the Runner-ups.
  • The Movies that has received 10 or more +Academy Award Nominations since 1927-28 r
  • All about Eve (50)-14
  • Titanic (97)14
  • Gone with the Wind(39)-13 2 were Honorary Awards.
  • From Here to Eternity(53)-13)
  • Mary Poppins(64)-(13) record for highest +AANs for Musicals.
  • Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?(66)-13
  • Forrest Gump(94)-(13)
  • Shakespeare in Love-(98)-13
  • Chicago(2002)-13
  • LOTR:Fellowship of the Ring(2001)-13
  • The Curious case of Benjamin Button(2008)-13
  • e Movie West Side Story(61) is the only movie to win a total of 10 Oscars being the 4th Movie t0 win 10 or more Academy Award for a single Movie, 2nd only to the 3 Movies that won a total of 11 Academy Award++  or the Oscar statuettes in 1959, 97 & 2003, respectively. a record in AA++ History.
  • Bette Davis, Greer Garson & Marlon Brando have the rare distinction of being the most consecutive recipient of the AAN for lead acting category. Betty Davis got nominated in a row from (1938-42), Greer Garson (1941-45), while actor Marlon Brando was nominated 4 times from (1951-54).
  • The most nominated as Best Producer at the AA's is Hal B.Wallis, of  Warner Bros with 16 AANs (2 Honorary), & 12 AAN for Best-Pic from (1938-69) winning 1 in 1943, followed by TCF/20th Century Fox producer Darryl F.Zanuck with 15 AANs (of which 3 were Honorary) div) & 12 from (1931-32 to 1962) winning 3 in (1941,47 & 50) in the Best-Pic category at the Oscar Awards.

"Classic Scenes from Movie-lore"

"Classic Scenes from Movie-lore"
The Movie "Now Voyager" (42) Miss Bette Davis turned a few MCPs head in disdain for viewing a Lady, & that too on-screen smoke, Paul Henreid lighting of 2 Gigarette's, 1 for her in a scene in from this Movie.'

All Time great's CasablancaUS42,the screen-shot shows the whole stellar cast.

All Time great's CasablancaUS42,the screen-shot shows the whole stellar cast.
Col,Strasser has been shot, Round up the Usual Suspects.

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