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San Francisco (movie)

The 1906 San Francisco earthquake is the historical background for this 1936 movie romance between a gambling hall tycoon, played by Clark Gable, and a promising but poor singer. The then very popular singing voice of Jeanette MacDonald in the female lead was bound to make this film into a hit. The title song was composed by Walter Jurmann and Bronislav Kaper.

The movie was successful in receiving only a single Oscar:

It was nominated for five others: