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5 Ratings

The Four Poster

Directed by Irving Reis
United States, 1952
Comedy, Drama, Romance


Adapted from the prize-winning Broadway play that featured two people and a four-poster bed, in which the couple enacts their marriage, from its day in 1897, until he dies, some time after she has died from cancer.

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The Four Poster Directed by Irving Reis

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1953 | 2 wins including: Best Actress (Volpi Cup)

Academy Awards

1954 | Nominee: Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

Golden Globes (USA)

1953 | Nominee: Best Cinematography - Black and White

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