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Carrie (1952)
Studio: Paramount
Producer: William Wyler
Starring: Laurence Olivier, Jennifer Jones, Miriam Hopkins, Eddie Albert
Synopsis: A sterling performance by Olivier is the centerpiece of this drama based on the novel Sister Carrie by Dreiser. When a farm girl follows her dreams to turn-of-the-century Chicago, she enters a bleak world of grueling, poorly-paid factory work. Determined to better her condition, she attaches herself to a salesman and then to a married restaurant manager who loses everything in order to keep her. As she ascends to success in the footlights, she leaves behind the man who rescued her.
Academy Awards®:
Art Direction

Hal Pereira
Roland Anderson
Emil Kuri

Costume Design   Nominated
Best British Actor Laurence Olivier Nominated
Venice FilmFestival:    
Golden Lion William Wyler Nominated
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