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A Medal for Benny

Directed by Irving Pichel
United States, 1945
Drama

Synopsis

When a young Paisan in California’s Salinas Valley, a screw-up named Benny, who is never seen, is run out of his town after burning all his bridges, he leaves behind his father who loves him despite his failings, as well as his girlfriend .

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A Medal for Benny Directed by Irving Pichel

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1946 | 2 nominations including: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Golden Globes (USA)

1946 | Winner: Best Supporting Actor