Joan Fontaine won an Oscar for Best Actress for her work in this one. This was the only time that a performer won an Oscar in an Alfred Hitchcock film.
This film found greater success with the United States preparing to join the fight in World War II.
“What’s the matter, don’t you go to the movies?” – Joel McCrea as John L. Sullivan
“If you had it all to do over again, would you still have married me?” – Carole Lombard as Ann Smith
“I don’t think there’s one word that can describe a mans life.” – Orson Welles as Charles Foster Kane
“I don’t mind a reasonable amount of trouble.” – Humphrey Bogart as Sam Spade
When he directed How Green Was My Valley in 1941, John Ford earned his third Best Director Oscar.
The movie isn’t the best work of Stewart’s career but it’s a fun film to watch. Stewart sings and plays the harmonica throughout the film showcasing his range of talents.