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In the role that completely de-glamorized her (and won her an Oscar), Kelly plays the wife of alcoholic singer Crosby who tries to make a comeback with the help of director Holden. One of Crosby's four dramatic parts, undoubtedly one of his best. Seaton won an Oscar for his adaptation of the Clifford Odets play. Remade in 1982.

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Available on Running time 104 minutes.

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On the Rocks, Adapted from a Play, Marriage
George Seaton
Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, William Holden, Gene Reynolds, Anthony Ross
George Seaton
Paramount Pictures


Oscars 1954: Actress (Kelly), Screenplay; Golden Globes 1955: Actress--Drama (Kelly); Natl. Bd. of Review 1954: Actress (Kelly); N.Y. Film Critics 1954: Actress (Kelly).

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Country Girl
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Barbara Zucker

Grace Kelly handled a role that was very difficult. William Holden draws a completely wrong conclusion of who she is and her motives. She is not a controlling and manipulative woman. His opinion is based on his personal experiences with women in his life. She maintains the facade to protect her husband, and slowly with amazing timing reveals her true person. She evolves in this film so beautifully. I loved her in this role and she totally deserved the Oscar.