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form y separately published work icon Heaven Knows, Mr Allison single work   film/TV   war literature  
Adaptation of Heaven Knows, Mister Allison : A Novel Charles Shaw , 1952 single work novel
Issue Details: First known date: 1957... 1957 Heaven Knows, Mr Allison
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Adaptation of Charles Shaw's novel about a marine and a nun trapped on a Japanese-occupied Pacific island during World War II.


  • Producer Eugene Frenke went on to writer and direct The Nun and the Soldier, which is often called a 'cut-down' version of Heaven Knows, Mr Allison, but the former bears littler resemblance to Shaw's novel, other than using a nun and a marine as the protagonists.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

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      United States of America (USA),
      20th Century Fox ,
      1957 .
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      Extent: 108min.p.


1958 nominated International Awards Academy Awards Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
1958 nominated BAFTA Awards International Awards British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards Best Film from any Source
1958 nominated International Awards Writers Guild of America Award Best Written American Drama
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