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THE ACTRESS

Directed by George Cukor
United States, 1953
Biography, Drama, Comedy

Synopsis

Former seaman Clinton Jones now works at a lowly job. His daughter Ruth wants to become an actress. Clinton gets fired and Ruth rejects the advances of Fred Whitmarsh. Her father gives her his seaman’s spyglass to sell as she heads for New York City.

Synopsis

Former seaman Clinton Jones now works at a lowly job. His daughter Ruth wants to become an actress. Clinton gets fired and Ruth rejects the advances of Fred Whitmarsh. Her father gives her his seaman’s spyglass to sell as she heads for New York City.

The ActressDirected byGeorge Cukor

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1954 | Nominee: Best Costume Design, Black-and-White
National Board of Review
1953 | Winner: Best Actress
BAFTA Awards
1954 | Nominee: Best Foreign Actor

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