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.”

 

 

 

Cast

 

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

 

 

 

Credits

 

Running time: 102 Minutes.

 

Directed by Ron Winston

 

Released July 21, 1967.

 

 

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