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The Magnificent Yankee

The Magnificent Yankee is a 1951 biographical film which tells the life story of United States Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. It stars Louis Calhern, Ann Harding, Eduard Franz[?] and Philip Ober[?].

The movie was adapted by Emmet Lavery[?] from his play, which was adapted from the book Mr. Justice Holmes by Francis Biddle[?]. It was directed by John Sturges[?].

It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Louis Calhern) and Best Costume Design, Black-and-White.

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