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Come Back, Little Sheba (1952 film)

Come Back, Little Sheba is a 1952 drama film made by Paramount Pictures which tells the story of a loveless marriage that is rocked when a young woman rents a room in the couple's house. It stars Burt Lancaster and Shirley Booth with Terry Moore and Richard Jaeckel.

The movie was adapted by Ketti Frings from the play of the same name by William Inge and was directed by Daniel Mann.

It won the Academy Award for Best Actress (Shirley Booth) and was nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Terry Moore) and Best Film Editing.

A television version was made in 1977, starring Laurence Olivier, Joanne Woodward and Carrie Fisher. It was directed by Silvio Narizzano.

Shirley Booth's story is told for the first time in Love Is The Reason For It All...The Shirley Booth Story by Jim Manago, with radio research by Donna Manago, and foreword by Ted Key. BearManor Media, ISBN 978-1-5939-3146-9.

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