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Encyclopedia > Body and Soul (1947 film)

Body and Soul is a film made in 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ...1947 Film noir is a stylistic approach to genre films forged in depression era detective and gangster movies and hard_boiled detective stories which were a staple of pulp fiction. ...film noir film which tells the story of a Boxer redirects here; for other meanings of boxer, see Boxer (disambiguation). ...boxer who becomes involved with a corrupt promoter. It stars John Garfield (March 4, 1913 _ May 21, 1952) was an American actor. ...John Garfield, Lilli Palmer, Hazel Brooks, Anne Revere (June 25, 1903 – December 18, 1990) was an American film actress. ...Anne Revere and William Conrad (September 27, 1920 _ February 11, 1994), born William Cann, was an American actor and narrator in radio, film and television noted for his gifted use of a marvelous baritone voice, as well as for his sizable girth. ...William Conrad.

The movie was written by Abraham Polonsky (1910 _ 1999) is mainly remembered as an American screenwriter. ...Abraham Polonsky and directed by Robert Rossen (March 16, 1908 _ February 18, 1966) was a Hollywood film writer, producer, and director. ...Robert Rossen.

It won the The Academy Award for Film Editing was first given for films issued in 1934. ...Academy Award for Film Editing and was nominated for The Academy Award for Best Actor is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ...Best Actor in a Leading Role (John Garfield) and The Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay is the Academy Award for the best script not based upon previously published material. ...Best Writing, Original Screenplay.

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Body and Soul (1947 film) Summary (167 words)
Body and Soul is a film made in 1947 film noir film which tells the story of a boxer who becomes involved with a corrupt promoter.
In the following interview, which was conducted entirely through correspondence, Polonsky discusses the filming of Body and Soul, his adaptation and direction of Force of Evil, and his thoughts on the Blacklist and Hollywood's fear of Communists in the 1950s.
In the essay that frames the interview, Pechter discusses Polonsky's career, focusing on Body and Soul and Force of Evil.
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