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Sunrise at Campobello (1960)

144 min - Drama, History - 28 September 1960
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The story of Franklin Roosevelt's bout with polio at age 40 in 1921 and how his family (and especially wife Eleanor) cope with his illness. From being stricken while vacationing at Campobello to his triumphant nominating speech for Al Smith's presidency in 1924, the story follows the various influences on his life and his determination to recover - based on the award winning Broadway play of the same name.

Director:  Vincent J. Donehue
Stars:  Ralph Bellamy, Greer Garson, Hume Cronyn, Jean Hagen, Ann Shoemaker, Alan Bunce, Tim Considine, Zina Bethune, Frank Ferguson

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The story of Franklin Roosevelt's bout with polio at age 40 in 1921 and how his family (and especially wife Eleanor) cope with his illness. From being stricken while vacationing at Campobello to his triumphant nominating speech for Al Smith's presidency in 1924, the story follows the various influences on his life and his determination to recover - based on the award winning Broadway play of the same name.



Tagline: The sun came up twice that day. Once in the heavens for all the world to see... once in the darkness for a man, his wife, and their children alone to share...

Genres: Drama, History

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  28 September 1960

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Dore Schary Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 24 min

Academy Award Nominations

ACTRESS — Greer Garson {“Eleanor Roosevelt”}
ART DIRECTION (Color) — Art Direction: Edward Carrere; Set Decoration: George James Hopkins
COSTUME DESIGN (Color) — Marjorie Best
SOUND — Warner Bros. Studio Sound Department, George R. Groves, Sound Director


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