Bright Victory (1951)

In North Africa during World War II, Sergeant Larry Nevins is blinded by a German sniper’s bullet. Rehabilitation at the military hospital presents many challenges, but accepting his disability also proves to be difficult for others.

Director: Gregory Ratoff.
Stars: Arthur Kennedy, Peggy Dow, Julie Adams, James Edwards, Will Geer, Nana Bryant, Jim Backus, Minor Watson, Joan Banks, John Hudson, Richard Egan, Donald Miele, Marjorie Crossland, Larry Keating, Murray Hamilton, Mary Cooper, Hugh Reilly, Rock Hudson, Philip Faversham, Robert F. Simon.

1951 Cannes Film Festival – Nominated for the Grand Prize (later to be renamed Palme d’Or).
1952 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Arthur Kennedy).
1952 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Sound, Recording (Leslie I. Carey)
1952 Golden Globes – Winner of the Award for Best Screenplay (Robert Buckner).
1952 Golden Globes – Nominated for the Award Best Motion Picture – Drama. 
1952 Golden Globes – Nominated for the Award for Best Actor – Drama (Arthur Kennedy).

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2 Comments

  1. Jon W.
    February 7, 2019
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    RIP Julie Adams (October 17, 1926 – February 3, 2019)

  2. February 7, 2019
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    Love this film! Oscar nomination for Arthur Kennedy was well-deserved.

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