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The Country Girl

The Country Girl is a 1915 silent film, starring Florence La Badie. In 1954 an updated version of the film was made which tells the story of a has-been singer/actor who is given one last chance to star in a musical, only to have his alcoholism hinder his chances. It stars Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly and William Holden.

The movie was adapted by George Seaton from the play by Clifford Odets[?]. It was directed by Seaton.

It won Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Grace Kelly) and Best Writing, Screenplay. It was also nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Bing Crosby), Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White, Best Cinematography, Black-and-White, Best Director and Best Picture.

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