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 hum.

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.”






Robert Wagner as Banning


Anjanette Comer as Carol Lindquist


Jill St. John as Angela Barr


Guy Stockwell as Jonathan Linus


James Farentino as Chris Patton






Running time: 102 Minutes.


Directed by Ron Winston


Released July 21, 1967.



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