Portrait of Jennie (1948) – Entire film

Portrait of Jennie (1948)

  • Director: William Dieterle
  • Writers: Robert Nathan, Paul Osborn, Peter Berneis
  • Stars: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Ethel Barrymore, Lillian Gish
  • Awards: Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.

Portrait of Jennie is a 1948 fantasy film based on the novella by Robert Nathan. The film was directed by William Dieterle and produced by David O. Selznick. It stars Jennifer Jones and Joseph Cotten. At the 21st Academy Awards, it won an Academy Award for Best Special Effects (Paul Eagler, Joseph McMillan Johnson, Russell Shearman and Clarence Slifer; Special Audible Effects: Charles L. Freeman and James G. Stewart). Joseph H. August was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Cinematography – Black and White.

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