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The Search (26-Mar-1948)

Director: Fred Zinnemann

Writers: Richard Schweizer; David Wechsler; Paul Jarrico

Musical Score: Robert Blum

Producer: Lazar Wechsler

Keywords: Drama, Holocaust

A young Czech boy and his mother, separated at Auschwitz, search for each other in the American Occupied Zone of Germany. Neither of them knows if the other is still alive; an American G.I. is willing to adopt the boy and bring him to the United States. Ivan Jandl won a special Juvenile Oscar, and the film was awarded the year's Best Story Oscar. Fred Zinnemann was nominated for Best Director, and Montgomery Clift for Best Actor.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Montgomery Clift
17-Oct-1920 23-Jul-1966 From Here to Eternity
Wendell Corey
20-Mar-1914 8-Nov-1968 Desert Fury
Aline MacMahon
3-May-1899 12-Oct-1991 Dragon Seed


Montgomery Clift   ...   Ralph Stevenson
Aline MacMahon   ...   Mrs. Murray
Jarmila Novotna   ...   Mrs. Malik
Wendell Corey   ...   Jerry Fisher
Ivan Jandl   ...   Karel Malik
Mary Patton   ...   Mrs. Fisher
Ewart G. Morrison   ...   Mr. Crookes
William Rogers   ...   Tom Fisher
Leopold Borkowski   ...   Joel Markowsky
Claude Gambier   ...   Raoul Dubois


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