Oscar Movies: Sunrise at Campobello (1960)

For her performance, Greer Garson, in one of her last screen roles, received her seventh and last

Best Actress Oscar nomination.

Jean Hagen plays Missy Le Hand, Anne Shoemaker is the president’s mother Sara, and Alan Bounce is Al Smith, the presidential candidate.

Warner’s standard-issue, inspirational biopic was produced by Dore Schary, previous head of MGM

Oscar Nominations: 4

Actress: Greer Garson
Art Direction (Color): Edward Carrere; George james Hopkins
Costume Design (Color): Marjorie Best
Sound: George R. Groves

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

The winner of the Best Actress Oscar was Elizabeth Taylor for “Butterfield 8.”
“Spartacus” won the Art Direction and Costume Oscars. “The Alamo” won the Best Sound Award.
Running time: 123 Minutes.