• Wilson (1944)


Release Date: 1944

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 34 min

Plot Summary

Princeton University president Woodrow Wilson (Alexander Knox) leaves his post to run for governor of New Jersey, and soon becomes President of the United States. The turmoil of this era, from the death of his first wife, Ellen (Ruth Nelson), and his remarriage to the glamorous Edith Galt (Geraldine Fitzgerald), to the buildup to and aftermath of World War I, is faithfully dramatized. Wilson's political opponent Henry Cabot Lodge (Cedric Hardwicke) serves as the film's primary villain.

Cast: Alexander Knox, Charles Coburn, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Thomas Mitchell, Ruth Nelson, Cedric Hardwicke, Vincent Price, William Eythe

Director: Henry King

Genres: Biography

Production Co: Twentieth Century Fox

Keywords: Rise, Love, Rivalry, Wife, Marriage


Winner Cinematography (Color)
Nominated Directing
Nominated Best Motion Picture
Winner Film Editing
Winner Writing (Original Screenplay)
Winner Art Direction (Color)
Nominated Music (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture)
Nominated Actor
Winner Sound Recording
Nominated Special Effects
Winner Actor in a Leading Role