Banning (1967) C+
Set in a chic Los Angeles country club, “Banning,” directed by Ron Winston, is a melodrama about a handsome assistant golf pro, played by Robert Wagner, and the admiring women around hum.
In another subplot, the film describes the attempts of a conniving former-caddy to take the assistant’s job.
Oscar Nominations: 1
Song: “The Eyes of Love,” music by Quincy Jones, lyrics by Bob Russell
Oscar Awards: None
The winner of the Best Song Oscar was “Talk to the Animals,” from the disappointing musical, “Doctor Dolittle.”
Robert Wagner as Banning
Anjanette Comer as Carol Lindquist
Jill St. John as Angela Barr
Guy Stockwell as Jonathan Linus
James Farentino as Chris Patton
Running time: 102 Minutes.
Directed by Ron Winston
Released July 21, 1967.
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