Banning (1967)

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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