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1950s Film Quotations

The first decade after WWII saw the increase in tension between the United States and the Soviet Union, the Korean War, and the arms race. The decade saw the launch of Sputnik , increased nuclear weapon testing, the Red Scare, and the continued decolonization of Africa and Asia. In film, movie lovers saw the stars shine. Charlton Heston, Jimmy Stewart, and John Wayne all had some of their best movies.

1950s Oscar Winners