Gentleman`s Agreement 1947 Awards

In 1947, the Oscar for Best Picture was awarded to Gentleman`s Agreement with Gregory Peck as a campaign reporter on a mission. The awards for Best Director were also awarded to Elia Kazan and Best Supporting Actress to Celeste Holm. At first glance, this sounds like a “publishing film” rather worthy of the 1940s, the kind of film the Academy thought it was honoring. But gentleman`s Agreement is always a captivating, fascinating, somewhat boring, by turns na├»ve and very sharp film, fascinating for what it puts and omchant. Gentleman`s Agreement is a 1947 American film based on Laura Z. Hobson`s 1947 bestseller of the same name. This is a journalist (played by Gregory Peck) who pretends to be a Jew to research widespread distrust and aversion to Jews in New York and the prosperous communities of New Canaan, Connecticut and Darien, Connecticut, Connecticut. He was nominated for eight Oscars and won three: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress (Celeste Holm) and Best Director (Elia Kazan). …

Gregory Peck`s role in Gentleman`s Agreement (1947) – a film that was controversial at the time for his open attitude to anti-Semitism – is considered one of his best performances. In 1947, Garfield also made one of his most popular films, as did the film that many critics are considered the greatest… “Gentleman`s Agreement” (1947) is the story of a journalist who adopts a Jewish identity to unmask anti-Semitism in America after World War II. The film, which was a critical and financial success, received eight Oscar nominations and three Oscars, including Best Director for Elia Kazan and Best Picture. 1947: Best film, director, Supp. Actress (Celeste Holm) Not only are the basic elements of Hobson`s work preserved, but in some cases they retain a greater dimension and plausibility. This applies to adaptation, staging and performances. Thus, the first meeting between Phil Green and Kathy is more understandable on the screen than on the printed page. Similarly, the couple`s other scenes, especially the initial love scene, dramatize their irresistible reciprocal physical attraction that overcomes their violent philosophical differences. Philip Schuyler Green, a widowed journalist, comes from California to New York with his son Tommy and his mother to work for Smith`s Weekly, a leading national magazine. John Minify, the publisher, wants Phil to write a series about anti-Semitism, but Phil is lukewarm about commissioning.

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