Just for You (1952): Oscar-Nominated Musical, Starring Bing Crosby and Jane Wyman

Just for You, Elliott Nugent’s sentimental musical, made at Paramount, stars Bing Crosby as a workaholic producer.
He neglects his son, leading the hormonal adolescent to fall all over for Crosby’s mature fiancée, Jane Wyman.
The supporting cast includes the grand dame Ethel Barrymore and the then child-actress Natalie Wood.
Oscar Nominations: 1
Song: “Zing a Little Zong,” music by Bing Crosby, lyrics by Leo Robin
Oscar Awards: None
 
Oscar Context
In 1952, the Song Oscar went to “High Noon (“Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darling”), Dimitri Tiomkin’s melodic tune from Fred Zinnemann’s Western, “High Noon,” starring Gary Cooper.

 

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