Oscar Movies: Mister Buddwing (1966)–Starring James Garner

James Garner plays a man who suffers from amnesia and awakens in Central Park with no memory at all.

Director Delbert Mann this drama about search for identity, which is well acted by a terrific female cast, including Jeanne Simmons, as the Blonde,  Suzanne Pleshette  as Fiddle, Katharine Ross  as Jane,  and Angela Lansbury as Gloria.

Oscar Nominations: 2

Art Direction-Set Decoration (b/w):

Costume Design (b/w): Helen Rose

 

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? won the Oscars for Art Direction and Costume Design (Irene Sharaff).

 

Running time: 100 minutes

Directed by Delbert Mann

Written by Dale Wasserman

Released: July 15, 1966