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Joan of Arc (1948)

145 min - War, Drama, History - 22 December 1948
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In the Fifteenth Century, France is a defeated and ruined nation after the One Hundred Years War against England. The fourteen years old farm girl Joan of Arc claims to hear voices from Heaven asking her to lead God's Army against Orleans and crowning the weak Dauphin Charles VII as King of France. Joan gathers the people with her faith, forms an army and conquerors Orleans. When her army is ready to attack Paris, the corrupt Charles sells his country to England and dismiss the army. Joan is arrested, sold to the Burgundians England and submitted to a shameful political trial in Rouen castle.

Director:  Victor Fleming
Stars:  Ingrid Bergman, Francis L. Sullivan, J. Carrol Naish, Ward Bond, Shepperd Strudwick, Gene Lockhart, John Emery, Leif Erickson, Cecil Kellaway, José Ferrer, Selena Royle, Robert Barrat, Jimmy Lydon, Rand Brooks, Roman Bohnen, Richard Ney, Eve Whitney

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In the Fifteenth Century, France is a defeated and ruined nation after the One Hundred Years War against England. The fourteen years old farm girl Joan of Arc claims to hear voices from Heaven asking her to lead God's Army against Orleans and crowning the weak Dauphin Charles VII as King of France. Joan gathers the people with her faith, forms an army and conquerors Orleans. When her army is ready to attack Paris, the corrupt Charles sells his country to England and dismiss the army. Joan is arrested, sold to the Burgundians England and submitted to a shameful political trial in Rouen castle.



Tagline: Greatest of all spectacles!

Genres: War, Drama, History

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Language:  English
Release Date:  22 December 1948

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Walter Wanger Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 25 min

Academy Award Nominations

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — José Ferrer {“The Dauphin, Charles VIII”}
ACTRESS — Ingrid Bergman {“Joan of Arc”}
ART DIRECTION (Color) — Art Direction: Richard Day; Set Decoration: Edwin Casey Roberts, Joseph Kish
CINEMATOGRAPHY (Color) — Joseph Valentine, William V. Skall, Winton Hoch – WON
COSTUME DESIGN (Color) — Dorothy Jeakins, Karinska – WON
FILM EDITING — Frank Sullivan
MUSIC (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture) — Hugo Friedhofer

SPECIAL AWARD
To Walter Wanger for distinguished service to the industry in adding to its moral stature in the world community by his production of the picture Joan of Arc.


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