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* YourCheatingHeart: Mark is married, albeit separated, when he and Han begin dating.


* MalignedMixedMarriage: Han Suyin's family and Chinese society as a whole ostracize her due to her relationshp with the Caucasian Mark Elliott.
** As indicated by several snide comments, white society isn't too pleased either.

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* MalignedMixedMarriage: Han Suyin's family and Chinese society as a whole ostracize her due to her relationshp with the Caucasian Mark Elliott.
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Elliott. And as indicated by several snide comments, white society isn't too pleased either.


Nominated for eight {{Academy Award}}s, winning for Music/AlfredNewman's music score, Sammy Fain and Paul Francis Webster's TitleThemeTune, and Charles [=LeMaire=]'s costume design.

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Nominated for eight {{Academy UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s, winning for Music/AlfredNewman's music score, Sammy Fain and Paul Francis Webster's TitleThemeTune, and Charles [=LeMaire=]'s costume design.


Nominated for eight {{Academy Award}}s, winning for Music/AlfredNewman's music score, Sammy Fain and Paul Francis Webster's TitleThemeTune, and Charles [=LeMaire=]'S costume design.

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Nominated for eight {{Academy Award}}s, winning for Music/AlfredNewman's music score, Sammy Fain and Paul Francis Webster's TitleThemeTune, and Charles [=LeMaire=]'S [=LeMaire=]'s costume design.


Music/AlfredNewman composed the music.

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Music/AlfredNewman composed the music.
Nominated for eight {{Academy Award}}s, winning for Music/AlfredNewman's music score, Sammy Fain and Paul Francis Webster's TitleThemeTune, and Charles [=LeMaire=]'S costume design.


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''Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing'' is a 1955 American drama-romance film directed by Henry King, based on the 1952 autobiographical novel ''A Many-Splendoured Thing'' by Han Suyin.

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''Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing'' is a 1955 American drama-romance romantic drama film directed by Henry King, based on the 1952 autobiographical novel ''A Many-Splendoured Thing'' by Han Suyin.

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* HeroicBSOD: Han wanders the streets of Hong Kong in a daze after receiving word that Mark has been killed.

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* CartwrightCurse: Han is already a widow. Meeting Mark brings her out of her sadness--and he dies too.


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** As indicated by several snide comments, white society isn't too pleased either.


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* YourCheatingHeart: Mark is married, albeit separated, when he and Han begin dating.

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* SmokingIsGlamorous: This movie does that old trick where the male character uses the lit cigarette in his mouth to light the one in the woman's mouth.

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* MatchCut: From the bomb being dropped on Mark somewhere in Korea, to a spilled cup at Suyin's house, signaling that Mark is dead.


Set in 194950 in Hong Kong during the Chinese Civil War, it tells the story of a married, but separated, American reporter Mark Elliott (Creator/WilliamHolden), who falls in love with an Eurasian doctor, Han Suyin (Jennifer Jones). Although they find happiness together, she is ostracized and prejudiced by her family the greater Chinese community.

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Set in 194950 in Hong Kong during the Chinese Civil War, it tells the story of a married, but separated, American reporter Mark Elliott (Creator/WilliamHolden), who falls in love with an Eurasian doctor, Han Suyin (Jennifer Jones).(Creator/JenniferJones). Although they find happiness together, she is ostracized and prejudiced by her family the greater Chinese community.

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* PassFail: Suzanne, one of Suyin's schoolmates who is also biracial, is passing as a white person and recommends that Suyin do the same.


* OldFashionedRowboatDate: An unconventional one in that Han and Mark swim across a bay to meet some of her friends, and take a rowboat back.



* {{Yellowface}}: Jennifer Jones dons yellowface to portray Han Suyin.

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* {{Yellowface}}: Jennifer Jones dons yellowface to portray Han Suyin. Sometimes. Sometimes she just looks like Jennifer Jones.

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Music/AlfredNewman composed the music.


''Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing'' is a 1955 American drama-romance film based on the 1952 autobiographical novel ''A Many-Splendoured Thing'' by Han Suyin. Set in 194950 in Hong Kong during the Chinese Civil War, it tells the story of a married, but separated, American reporter Mark Elliott (Creator/WilliamHolden), who falls in love with an Eurasian doctor, Han Suyin (Jennifer Jones). Although they find happiness together, she is ostracized and prejudiced by her family the greater Chinese community.

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''Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing'' is a 1955 American drama-romance film directed by Henry King, based on the 1952 autobiographical novel ''A Many-Splendoured Thing'' by Han Suyin. Suyin.

Set in 194950 in Hong Kong during the Chinese Civil War, it tells the story of a married, but separated, American reporter Mark Elliott (Creator/WilliamHolden), who falls in love with an Eurasian doctor, Han Suyin (Jennifer Jones). Although they find happiness together, she is ostracized and prejudiced by her family the greater Chinese community.

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