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2013 tcm SUTS Blogathon Day 15: Gregory Peck

Welcome to DAY FIFTEEN of the 2013 Summer Under the Stars blogathon!  I can’t believe we’re already at the halfway turn!

Today we will spotlight bloggers who will spotlight Gregory Peck

First, a little Gregory Peck trivia … According to IMDb (so it MUST be true), Peck was the first native Californian to win a Best Actor Oscar.  Speaking of which …

SUTS and Oscar: In addition to the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award he received in 1968, Gregory Peck was nominated for five Oscars:

Best Actor, 1944’s The Keys of the Kingdom (lost to Ray Milland for The Lost Weekend)

Best Actor, 1946’s The Yearling (lost to Fredric March for The Best Years of Our Lives)

Best Actor, 1947’s Gentleman’s Agreement (lost to Ronald Colman for A Double Life)

Best Actor, 1950’s Twelve O’Clock High (lost to Broderick Crawford for All the King’s Men)

Best Actor, 1962’s To Kill a Mockingbird (winner)

Now onto the blogging!

Gregory Peck Guns of Navarone SUTS LTBX

Nikki at True Classics gives us her take on The Valley of Decision.

Aurora from Once Upon a Screen is back again with a look at Gregory Peck … on the radio!

Kristen from Journeys In Classic Film is back with a look at Peck and costar Ingrid Bergman in Alfred Hitchcock’s Spellbound.

Travis from Cinemalacrum returns with a piece on Peck’s performance in Hitchcock’s bizarre and beautiful Spellbound.

WOW! Over at Jill’s blog, we are honored to have writer/director Theresa Brown offer a wonderful guest post on Gregory Peck.  Check out her great essay on Peck’s performance in The Macomber Affair.

We welcome back the Metzinger Sisters from Silver Scenes with a look at Captain Horatio Hornblower.

And at The Moviola, blogathon co-host Jill tells us why Gregory Peck makes her cry.

Check back throughout the day because there are MORE POSTS COMING!

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