First screened in April 2010
Director: John Ford. Cast: Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Grace Kelly, Donald Sinden, Philip Stainton, Eric Pohlmann, Denis O'Dea. Screenplay: John Lee Mahin (based on the play by Wilson Collison).

Twitter Capsule: Not sure the world needed another Red Dust, which is so sublime as is, but colors and locations are fun, Gardner delicious.

VOR:   Not a crucial Ford film, but acquits itself much more vigorously than it might have. Genuinely entertaining. Animal bits hit and miss. Gardner's animal bits all hit.

Photo © 1953 Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Actress: Ava Gardner
Best Supporting Actress: Grace Kelly

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Supporting Actress: Grace Kelly

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