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A Place in the Sun (1951)

122 min - Drama, Romance - 13 June 1951
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An ambitious young man wins an heiress's heart but has to cope with his former girlfriend's pregnancy.

Director:  George Stevens

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Storyline

An ambitious young man wins an heiress's heart but has to cope with his former girlfriend's pregnancy.



Tagline: Young people asking so much of Life... taking so much of Love!

Genres: Drama, Romance

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  13 June 1951

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Paramount Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 02 min

Academy Award Nominations and Wins

ACTOR — Montgomery Clift {“George Eastman”}
ACTRESS — Shelley Winters {“Alice Tripp”}
CINEMATOGRAPHY (Black-and-White) — William C. Mellor – WON
COSTUME DESIGN (Black-and-White) — Edith Head- WON
DIRECTING — George Stevens – WON
FILM EDITING — William Hornbeck – WON
MUSIC (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture) — Franz Waxman – WON
BEST MOTION PICTURE — George Stevens, Producer
WRITING (Screenplay) — Michael Wilson, Harry Brown – WON


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