The Two Mrs. Grenvilles

The Two Mrs. Grenvilles

Infobox Television Film
name = The Two Mrs. Grenvilles

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format = Drama
director = John Erman
producer = Preston Fischer
writer = Dominick Dunne (novel)
Derek Marlow (screenplay)
narrator =
starring = Stephen Collins
Claudette Colbert
music = Marvin Hamlisch
cinematography = Dennis C. Lewiston
editing = Jerrold L. Ludwig
network = NBC
released = 8 February 1987
runtime = 310 mins
country = USA
language = English
budget =
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amg_id = 1:129687
imdb_id = 0094199

"The Two Mrs. Grenvilles" is a 1985 novel by Dominick Dunne based on the sensational Woodward murder case of 1955. It was made into a television movie in 1987, directed by John Erman, and starring Genevieve Allenbury, Ann-Margaret, Elizabeth Ashley, Claudette Colbert and Stephen Collins. It proved to be Claudette Colbert's last film.


*Genevieve Allenbury ... Antonella
*Ann-Margret ... Ann Arden Grenville
*Elizabeth Ashley ... Babette
*Bruce Boa ... Hunnicutt
*Claudette Colbert ... Alice Grenville
*Stephen Collins ... Billy Grenville Jr.
*Margaret Courtenay ... Mme. Sophia
*Lee Crawford ... Maitre D' at El Marocco
*Ellis Dale ... Cahill
*Alexander Davion ... Arturo
*Tom Dillon
*Peter Eyre ... Basil Plante
*Michael Feinstein ... Pianist
*Lewis Fiander ... Lord Kingswood
*Louisa Flaningam ... Chorus Girl #1
*Penny Fuller ... Cordelia
*Toria Fuller ... Esme Bland
*Kate Harper ... Felicity
*Chuck Julian ... Bartender at El Marocco
*Delena Kidd
*Joseph Leon ... Cab Driver #2
*Michael Montalbano ... Baby Grenville
*Alan Oppenheimer ... Sam Rosenthal
*Siân Phillips ... Duchess of Windsor
*Manning Redwood ... Detective Loomis
*Shane Rimmer ... Doorman
*Rex Robbins ... Cab Driver #1
*John Rubinstein ... Bratsie
*Jana Sheldon ... Grace
*Robert Sherman ... Billy Bob Veblen
*Pamela Sousa ... Chorus Girl #2
*Sam Wanamaker ... District Attorney

Awards and nominations

Emmy Awards (1987)

*Won Emmy Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling for a Miniseries or a Special
Marsha Lewis (hairstylist),
Mike Lockey (hairstylist),
Sydney Guilaroff (hairstylist for Ann-Margret) For part II.
*Won Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or a Special
Malcolm Middleton (production designer),
Herbert Westbrook (art director),
Harry Cordwell (set decorator) For part II.
*Nominated Emmy Outstanding Costume Design for a Miniseries or a Special
Nolan Miller (for Ann-Margret),
Donald Brooks (for Claudette Colbert),
Sue Yelland For part I.
*Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a SpecialAnn-Margret

*Nominated Outstanding Miniseries
Susan G. Pollock (executive producer),
John Erman (supervising producer),
Preston Fischer (producer)

*Nominated Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Drama Miniseries or a Special
John Asman (sound mixer),
Neil Brody (sound mixer),
Ken S. Polk (sound mixer),
Peter Sutton (sound mixer) For part I.
*Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a SpecialStephen Collins

*Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a SpecialClaudette Colbert


Golden Globes (1988)

*Won Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TVClaudette Colbert

*Nominated Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TVAnn-Margret


American Cinema Editors (1988)

*Nominated Eddie Best Edited Episode from a Television Mini-Series
Jerrold L. Ludwig For part II.

External links

*tcmdb title|id=475872|title=The Two Mrs. Grenvilles

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