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The Magnificent Yankee

The Magnificent Yankee(1951)

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Brief Synopsis

True story of the lifelong love affair between Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes and his wife.

Cast & Crew

John Sturges Director
Edith Evanson Annie Gough
James Lydon Clinton
Ian Wolf Adams
Philip Ober Owen Wister
Eduard Franz Louis Brandeis
Ann Harding Fanny Bowditch Holmes
Louis Calhern [Oliver Wendell Homes, Jr.] The Magnificent Yankee
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Los Angeles: 20 Dec 1950
Release Date:  1951 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  89-90 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,955 or 7,961    
Duration(reels):  9    

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  • What a character!

    Katie 2011-02-21

    This is a movie that I could not help but love. The writing and acting were superb. Louis Calhern was magnificent and I laughed out loud several times,... MORE>

  • Calhern, the classy, classic character actor

    Jeff Boston 2010-10-25

    Louis Calhern, who excelled almost exclusively in character roles, plays an American icon in "The Magificent Yankee." I have enjoyed Calhern in... MORE>

  • The Magnificent Holmes

    Joe 2009-02-21

    While it may drift into a sentimentality that the real Holmes would have hated, it has been too long since the Magnificent Yankee has been seen. This play... MORE>