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Swanee River

Directed by Sidney Lanfield
United States, 1939
Drama

Synopsis

A 1940 American biopic about Stephen Foster, a songwriter from Pittsburgh who falls in love with the South, marries a Southern girl, then is accused of sympathizing when the Civil War breaks out. Typical of 20th Century Fox biopics of the time, the film is more fictional than factual biography.

Synopsis

A 1940 American biopic about Stephen Foster, a songwriter from Pittsburgh who falls in love with the South, marries a Southern girl, then is accused of sympathizing when the Civil War breaks out. Typical of 20th Century Fox biopics of the time, the film is more fictional than factual biography.

Swanee RiverDirected bySidney Lanfield

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Academy Awards
1940 | Nominee: Best Music, Scoring

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