Harvey (movie)

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Harvey
Harvey trailer.png
Directed byHenry Koster
Produced byJohn Beck
Written byMary Chase
Oscar Brodney
Myles Connolly (Uncredited)[1]
StarringJames Stewart
Josephine Hull
Peggy Dow
Charles Drake
Music byFrank Skinner
CinematographyWilliam H. Daniels
Edited byRalph Dawson
Production
company
Universal Pictures
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
December 4, 1950 (Brazil)[2]
December 21, 1950 (USA)
Running time
104 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Box office$2.6 million (US rentals)[3]

Harvey is a 1950 American comedy-drama movie based on Mary Chase's play of the same name, directed by Henry Koster. It starred James Stewart and Josephine Hull. The movie is about a man whose best friend is a six-foot-3.5 in. invisible rabbit named Harvey.

Cast[change | change source]

Awards[change | change source]

Award Category Nominee(s) Result
Academy Award Best Actor James Stewart Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Josephine Hull Won
Golden Globe Award Best Motion Picture – Drama Harvey Nominated
Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama James Stewart Nominated
Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture Josephine Hull Won
Hugo Awards Best Dramatic Presentation Henry Koster (director), Oscar Brodney (screenplay), Myles Connolly (screenplay) and Mary Chase (screenplay/based on the play) Nominated

References[change | change source]

  1. "1951 Retro-Hugo Awards". The Hugo Awards. Archived from the original on 2011-05-07. Retrieved 2019-06-26.
  2. "Harvey - Release Info". IMDb. Retrieved June 11, 2018.
  3. 'The Top Box Office Hits of 1951', Variety, January 2, 1952