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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

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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

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Best picture winner 12: Gone With the Wind (1939)

Directed by: Victor Fleming (won Oscar)
Screenplay by: Sidney Howard (won Oscar)
Starring: Vivien Leigh (won Oscar), Clark Gable (nominated), Olivia de Havilland (nominated), Leslie Howard… 583 more words

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Best picture winner 11: You Can’t Take It With You (1938)

Directed by: Frank Capra (won Oscar)
Screenplay by: Robert Riskin (nominated)
Starring: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Lionel Barrymore
My rating: 6.5
IMDb rating: 8/10

Other nominees: 438 more words

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Best picture winner 10: The Life of Emile Zola (1937)

Directed by: William Dieterle
Screenplay by: Norman Reilly Raine, Heinz Herald and Geza Herczeg (all won Oscar)
Starring: Paul Muni, Gale Sondergaard, Joseph Schildkraut (won Oscar), Gloria Holden… 553 more words

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Best picture winner 9: The Great Ziegfeld (1936)

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard (nominated)
Screenplay by: William Anthony McGuire (nominated)
Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Luise Rainer (won Oscar), Frank Morgan
My rating: 7/10… 516 more words

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Best picture winner 8: Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

Directed by: Frank Lloyd
Screenplay by: Talbot Jennings, Jules Furthman and Carey Wilson
Starring: Clark Gable, Charles Laughton, Franchot Tone
My rating: 7/10
IMDb rating: 7.8/10… 609 more words

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