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9 Ratings

They Knew What They Wanted

Directed by Garson Kanin
United States, 1940
Drama, Romance

Synopsis

Tony, a successful but illiterate middle-aged grape farmer, sends the photograph of his handsome young foreman, Joe, instead of his own, hoping to woo and marry Amy, a waitress in a San Francisco restaurant. Through a series of letters, the two become close and Tony invites her to visit.

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They Knew What They Wanted Directed by Garson Kanin

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1941 | Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role