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Best picture winner 18: The Lost Weekend (1945)

Directed by: Billy Wilder (won)
Screenplay by: Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder (won)
Starring: Ray Milland (won), Jane Wyman, Howard da Silva, Phillip Terry, Doris Dowling… 452 more words


Best picture winner 17: Going My Way (1944)

Directed by: Leo McCarey (won)
Screenplay by: Frank Butler, Frank Cavett (won)
Starring: Bing Crosby (won), Barry Fitzgerald (won), Risë Stevens, Frank McHugh

My rating: 6.5/10… 373 more words


Best picture winner 16: Casablanca (1942)

Directed by: Michael Curtiz (won)
Screenplay by: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, Howard Koch (won)
Starring: Humphrey Bogart (nominated), Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains (nominated) 341 more words


Best picture winner 15: Mrs. Miniver (1942)

Directed by: William Wyler (won)
Screenplay by: Arthur Wimperis, George Froeschel, James Hilton and Claudine West (all won)
Starring: Greer Garson (won), Walter Pidgeon (nominated), Teresa Wright (won), Dame May Whitty (nominated), Richard Ney… 402 more words


Best picture winner 14: How Green Was My Valley (1941)

Directed by: John Ford (won)
Screenplay by: Philip Dunne (nominated)
Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Maureen O’Hara, Anna Lee, Donald Crisp (won), Roddy McDowall

IMDb rating: 7.8… 398 more words


Best picture winner 13: Rebecca (1940)

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock (nominated)
Written by: Robert E Sherwood and Joan Harrison (nominated)
Starring: Laurence Olivier (nominated), Joan Fontaine (nominated), George Sanders, Judith Anderson (nominated) 721 more words


1920s and 1930s round-up

I’ll keep this one short. My personal impression of the first 12 years of the Oscars is that, inevitably, it was a time of lots of change and innovation. 681 more words