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The Two Mrs. Grenvilles

The Two Mrs. Grenvilles
Title screen of miniseries
Written by Dominick Dunne (novel)
Derek Marlow (screenplay)
Directed by John Erman
Starring Stephen Collins
Claudette Colbert
Theme music composer Marvin Hamlisch
Country of origin USA
Original language(s) English
Producer(s) Preston Fischer
Editor(s) Jerrold L. Ludwig
Cinematography Dennis C. Lewiston
Running time 310 mins
Original channel NBC
Original release 8 February 1987

The Two Mrs. Grenvilles is a 1985 novel by Dominick Dunne based on the sensational Woodward murder case of 1955. It was made into a television miniseries in 1987, directed by John Erman, and starring Ann-Margret, Elizabeth Ashley, Claudette Colbert and Stephen Collins. It was Colbert's last performance.


Awards and nominations

Emmy Awards (1987)



  • Outstanding Costume Design for a Miniseries or a Special (For part I) - Nolan Miller (for Ann-Margret), Donald Brooks (for Claudette Colbert), Sue Yelland
  • Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special - Ann-Margret
  • Outstanding Miniseries - Susan G. Pollock (executive producer), John Erman (supervising producer), Preston Fischer (producer)
  • Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Drama Miniseries or a Special (For part I) - John Asman (sound mixer), Neil Brody (sound mixer), Ken S. Polk (sound mixer), Peter Sutton (sound mixer)
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special - Stephen Collins
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special - Claudette Colbert

Golden Globes (1988)


  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV - Claudette Colbert


  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV - Ann-Margret

American Cinema Editors (1988)


  • Eddie Best Edited Episode from a Television Mini-Series (For part II) - Jerrold L. Ludwig

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