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The Magnificent Yankee

The Magnificent Yankee is a 1951 biographical film which tells the life story of United States Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. It stars Louis Calhern, Ann Harding, Eduard Franz and Philip Ober.

The movie was adapted by Emmet Lavery from his play, which was adapted from the book Mr. Justice Holmes by Francis Biddle. It was directed by John Sturges.

It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Louis Calhern) and Best Costume Design, Black-and-White.