Jessica Tandy received an EMMY nomination for her performance in The Fourposter but lost to Mary Martin for her performance in Producer's Showcase Peter Pan.
Based on the award-winning 1951 play by Jan de Hartog produced for Broadway, directed by José Ferrer which also starred Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn.
The Fourposter was made into a film in 1952 starring Rex Harrison and Lili Palmer (then married to each other).
The Fourposter was also the basis for the 1966 Broadway Musical "I Do! I Do!".