Poll: Favourite Film based on a novel or play by Edna Ferber
Edna Ferber was a Pulitzer Prize winning author whose books and plays were extremely popular with Hollywood. Do you have a favourite from these titles? Discuss here.
Poll by: misspaddylee
Created Sep 14 2014
Oscar for Best Picture.
Dinner at Eight (1933)
One of the first "all-star" casts.
Show Boat (1936)
Placed on the National Film Registry in 1996.
Come and Get It (1936)
Walter Brennan won the first Best Supporting Actor Oscar for this film.
Stage Door (1937)
National Board of Review named it one of the top ten of the year. New York Film Critics awarded the director. Four Oscar nominations including Best Picture.
Saratoga Trunk (1945)
Flora Robson was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar.
Show Boat (1951)
Cinematography and Scoring Oscar nominations, plus nominations from the Directors Guild of America and the Writers Guild of America.
So Big (1953)
Third film version of Ferber's Pulitzer Prize winning novel.
Best Director Oscar to George Stevens. Among the films nine other Oscar nominations are those for costumes, editing, music and three cast members, Rock Hudson, Mercedes McCambridge and (posthumously) James Dean.
Ice Palace (1960)
Best selling novel was written at the time when Alaska was negotiating for statehood.
Art direction and sound Oscar nominations went to this epic scale remake directed by Anthony Mann.
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