Sunrise at Campobello Movie Review 1960

Information and Film Reviews for Sunrise at Campobello the Movie

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A successful adaptation of the Tony award-winning play by Schary, who wrote the screenplay and also produced the film. In 1921, the Roosevelt family is vacationing at Campbello when Franklin (Bellamy, re-creating his stage role) becomes ill with what turns out to be polio. His formidable mother Sara (Shoemaker) wants her paralyzed so to give up his political aspirations but politico pal Louis Howe (Cronyn) insists Franklin get on with living, aided by the strength of wife Eleanor (an excellent performance by Garson).

Distribution

Warner Home Video, Inc., 5775 Linder Canyon Rd., Westlake Village, CA 91362, URL: http://whv.warnerbros.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS
Running time 143 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Historical Drama, Presidency, Adapted from a Play, Biopics: Politics
Screenplay
Dore Schary
Cast
Ralph Bellamy, Greer Garson, Hume Cronyn, Jean Hagen, Jack Perrin, Lyle Talbot, Ann Shoemaker, Tim Considine, Zena Bethune, Pat Close
Cinematography
Russell Harlan
Director
Vincent J. Donehue
Music
Franz Waxman
Producer
Warner Bros.

Awards

Golden Globes 1961: Actress--Drama (Garson); Natl. Bd. of Review 1960: Actress (Garson).

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