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The third of three films in three successive years in which Spencer Tracy was nominated for the Best Actor Oscar in a Best Picture nominee, after San Francisco (1936) and Captains Courageous (1937). He won Best Actor for Captains Courageous and this film.
If you're a Catholic or a Protestant, you can go right on being one.
Whitey Marsh: Well, I'm nothin'.
Tony Ponessa: Then, you can go right on being nothin', and nobody cares.
In the march to the tavern, Tony is to the left in all but two shots when he is to the right.
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