The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1955)
Grace Kelly appeared in The Bridges at Toko-Ri as Nancy Brubaker. The film was directed by Mark Robson and co-starred William Holden, Fredric March, and Mickey Rooney.
Grace’s compelling portrayal of a military wife torn between her duty and her love for her husband and family amidst the chaos of war was deeply moving. Kelly’s nuanced and sympathetic performance earned her praise and recognition, adding a layer of emotional depth to the film.
The Bridges at Toko-Ri was also lauded for its vivid depiction of naval operations and air support to ground forces during the Korean War, winning the Academy Award for Best Special Effects in 1956.