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The Oscars: Come Back, Little Sheba


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A season of films featuring the Oscar-winning performances of some of Hollywood's greatest stars.
[Starring] Shirley Booth
also starring Burt Lancaster
with Terry Moore, Richard Jaeckel

The Delaneys are a middle-aged couple living frustrated and lonely lives in a small American town. The uneasy equilibrium of the household is disturbed when an attractive girl student rents a room.
For Shirley Booth, the part of the maddening and pathetic Lola Delaney brought her the 1952 Best Performance by an Actress Academy Award to add to the laurels she had already received for her performance in the original Broadway play.
(This Week's Films: page 9)


Producer: Hal Wallis
Director: Daniel Mann
Doc Delaney: Burt Lancaster
Lola Delaney: Shirley Booth
Marie Buckholder: Terry Moore
Turk Fisher: Richard Jaeckel
Ed Anderson: Philip Ober
Elmo Huston: Edwin Max
Mrs Coffman: Lisa Golm
Bruce: Walter Kelley
Postman: Paul McVey

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The Oscars: Come Back, Little Sheba

BBC Two England, 21 September 1971 21.20

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