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11th Venice International Film Festival

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11th Venice International Film Festival
Festival poster
LocationVenice, Italy
Founded1932
Festival date20 August – 10 September 1950
WebsiteWebsite
Venice Film Festival chronology

The 11th annual Venice International Film Festival was held from 20 August to 10 September 1950.[1][2]

History

Recognized as the oldest film festival in the world, the Venice Film Festival, made its entry in 1932 in Venice, Italy. Founded by Count Giuseppe Volpi di Misurata, the initial hosting of the festival was done in the Hotel Excelsior in Venice. The participating countries in the 1940s were just a handful owing to the breakout of World War II. The turn-out of participating countries, however, shot up in the 1950s and the festival grew internationally. Even films from Japan and India made their entry in that year. With the introduction of new genre of films, the festival took to newer heights and gained worldwide popularity. The festival helped film directors from all round the world in the betterment of their careers.[3]

Jury

In Competition

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
All the King's Men Robert Rossen United States
The Asphalt Jungle John Huston United States
Justice Is Done Justice est faite André Cayatte France
The Blue Lamp Basil Dearden United Kingdom
Caged John Cromwell United States
Cinderella Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske, Wilfred Jackson United States
Stromboli Stromboli, terra di dio Roberto Rossellini Italy
God Needs Man Dieu a besoin des hommes Jean Delannoy France
Panic in the Streets Elia Kazan United States
Seven Days to Noon John Boulting, Roy Boulting United Kingdom
Father's Dilemma Prima comunione Alessandro Blasetti Italy

Awards

References

  1. ^ Kezich, Tullio (1951). "The Venice Film Festival--1950". Hollywood Quarterly. University of California. 5 (4): 373–379. doi:10.2307/1209616. JSTOR 1209616.
  2. ^ "Venice Film Festival 1950". British Pathe. Retrieved 2 September 2013.
  3. ^ Leonard, Ashley. "Venice Film Festival". Bright Hub. Retrieved 2 September 2013.
  4. ^ "Juries for the 1950s". Retrieved October 8, 2013.
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