Emmet Lavery (play)
| 28 January 1965|
Louis Calhern, Ann Harding, Eduard Franz, Philip Ober
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The Magnificent Yankee (1965 film) Wikipedia
The Magnificent Yankee is a 1965 biographical film in the Hallmark Hall of Fame television anthology series. The film was adapted by Robert Hartung from the Emmet Lavery play of the same title, which was in-turn adapted from the book Mr. Justice Holmes by Francis Biddle. The story examines the life of United States Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne won Primetime Emmy Awards for their performances. Eduard Franz reprised his role as Louis Brandeis from the original 1950 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film version. George Schaefer won a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Program Achievements in Entertainment, Phil Hyams as lighting director and Bob O'Bradovich as make-up artist. Nominations went to Robert Hartung for the screenplay, Noel Taylor for costume design and Warren Clymer for scenic design.
Cast and charactersAlfred Lunt – Oliver Wendell HolmesLynn Fontanne – Fanny HolmesJordan Charney – HalloranGrover Dale – MapesJames Daly – Owen WisterRobert Emhardt – Henry AdamsEduard Franz – Justice BrandeisWilliam Griffis – Theodore RooseveltIon Berger – MasonBrenda Forbes – MaryWalter Moulder – CopelandLee Goodman – DixonDonald Symington – HamiltonDennis Cooney – NorthropMax Jacobs – RogersNan McFarland – Ellen Jones
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