Heather Sears in The Story of Esther Costello (1957)

The Story Of Esther Costello (1957)

1h. 43min. // Eighteen-year-old Esther has been deaf and blind since the accident which killed her mother. Wealthy Margaret Landi, a native of Esther’s village in Ireland, is talked into helping to educate and possibly heal Esther. Margaret grows to love Esther as a daughter, but finds Esther’s innocence threatened by sleazy promoters and her own sleazy ex-husband.

 

Directed by: David Miller

Writing Credits: Charles Kaufman (screenplay), Nicholas Monsarrat (novel)

Starring: Joan Crawford (as Margaret Landi), Rossano Brazzi (as Carlo Landi), Heather Sears (as Esther Costello), Lee Patterson (as Harry Grant), Ron Randell (as Frank Wenzel) and Denis O’Dea (as Father Devlin)

 

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Awards:

WON. BAFTA Awards 1958. Best British Actress. Heather Sears.

NOMINATED. Venice Film Festival 1957. Best Director. David Miller.

NOMINATED. Golden Globes, USA 1958. Best Supporting Actress. Heather Sears.

NOMINATED. BAFTA Awards 1958. Best British Screenplay. Charles Kaufman.

 

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Joan Crawford and Heather Sears in The Story of Esther Costello (1957)

Heather Sears in The Story of Esther Costello (1957)

 

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