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1,827 Ratings

Written on the Wind

Directed by Douglas Sirk
United States, 1956
Drama

Synopsis

Bathed in lurid Technicolor, melodrama maestro Douglas Sirk’s Written on the Wind is the stylishly debauched tale of a Texas oil magnate brought down by the excesses of his spoiled offspring. Features an all-star quartet that includes Robert Stack, Lauren Bacall, Rock Hudson and Dorothy Malone.

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Written on the Wind Directed by Douglas Sirk

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1957 | Winner: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

1957 | 2 nominations including: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Golden Globes (USA)

1957 | Nominee: Best Supporting Actress

Viennale

2011

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