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Sergeant York

Sergeant York is a 1941 biographical film about the life of Sergeant Alvin York, the most decorated American soldier of World War I. It stars Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan[?], Joan Leslie[?], George Tobias[?], Stanley Ridges[?], Margaret Wycherly[?], Ward Bond[?], Noah Beery Jr.[?], June Lockhart[?] and Dickie Moore[?].

The movie was adapted by Harry Chandlee[?], Sam Cowan[?] (uncredited), Abem Finkel[?], John Huston and Howard Koch[?] from the diary by Alvin York as edited by Tom Skeyhill[?]. It was directed by Howard Hawks.

It won Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Gary Cooper) and Best Film Editing and was nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Walter Brennan), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Margaret Wycherly), Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Black-and-White, Best Cinematography, Black-and-White, Best Director, Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic Picture, Best Picture, Best Sound, Recording and Best Writing, Original Screenplay.



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