First screened in January 2010
Director: Henry King. Cast: Alexander Knox, Ruth Nelson, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Charles Coburn, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Vincent Price, Thomas Mitchell, Mary Anderson, Ruth Ford, Stanley Ridges, Tonio Selwart, Thurston Hall, Sidney Blackmer, J.M. Kerrigan, James Rennie, Clifford Brooke, Marcel Dalio, Edwin Maxwell, Stanley Logan, Jess Lee Brooks. Screenplay: Lamar Trotti.

Twitter Capsule: Clearly few expenses were spared but apart from a tedium problem, noted xenophobe Woodrow Wilson seems awfully cuddly here.

VOR:   Zanuck passion project, and thus a fascinating peek at how a major studio conceived of "prestige" at key, mid-War point of booming industry. Curious portrait of Wilson, however debatable.

Photo © 1944 20th Century Fox

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C–

Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Director: Henry King
Best Actor: Alexander Knox
Best Original Screenplay: Lamar Trotti
Best Cinematography (Color): Leon Shamroy
Best Art Direction (Color): Wiard Ihnen; Thomas Little
Best Film Editing: Barbara McLean
Best Sound: Edmund H. Hansen
Best Original Score (Comedy/Drama): Alfred Newman
Best Visual Effects: Fred Sersen & Roger Herman, Sr.

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Actor: Alexander Knox

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