Oscar Movies: Gazebo, The (1959)

Based on Alec Coppel’s play, this upbeat but forgettable farce by director George Marshall stars Glenn Ford as Elliott Nash, a TV playwright married to Nell (Debbie Reynolds), a successful Broadway actress.

In her past, Nell had posed for some photos that she is now embarrassed about, and Elliott is being blackmailed by the owner of the photos.

Oscar Nominations: 1

Costume Design (black and white): Helen Rose

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

The winner of the Costume Design Oscar was Orry-Kelly for Billy Wilder’s smash comedy, “Some Like It Hot.”