Banning (1967): Oscar Nominated (for Quincy Jones) Melodrama Starring Robert Wagner

Set in a chic Los Angeles country club, Banning, directed by Ron Winston, is a melodrama about a handsome assistant golf pro, played by Robert Wagner, and the admiring women around him.

In another subplot, the film describes the attempts of a conniving former-caddy to take the assistant’s job.

Oscar Nominations: 1

Song: “The Eyes of Love,” music by Quincy Jones, lyrics by Bob Russell

 

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

The winner of the Best Song Oscar was “Talk to the Animals,” from the disappointing musical, “Doctor Dolittle.”

 

Credits

Running time: 102 Minutes.

Directed by Ron Winston

Released July 21, 1967.

 

 

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