The Eternal Female – an unforgettable story of love, music, bullying, and racism, with the star of “Sudden Fear” and for the FIRST TIME you’ll see her in triumphant color by TECHNICOLOR!
What else do you need to know? In case you’re wondering who’s that leggy ebony lady in the preview photo above, “The star of Sudden Fear” is Joan Crawford. This was 8 years after Crawford won her Oscar for Mildred Pierce, and looks like she’s already warming up for Whatever Happened to Baby Jane 9 years later. Torch Song received an Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination for Marjorie Rambeau.
Best Actress In A Supporting Role, 1953
- Grace Kelly in Mogambo
- Geraldine Page in Hondo
- Marjorie Rambeau in Torch Song
- Donna Reed in From Here to Eternity (WINNER)
- Thelma Ritter in Pickup On South Street
Between 1951 and 1954, Thelma Ritter was nominated for an Oscar in 1951, 1952, 1953 and 1954 — All About Eve, With a Song in My Heart, The Mating Season, and Pickup On South Street.
Now watch the ghastly clip after the cut which you will never ever be able to unwatch.