Also called Oscars, the Academy Awards are given to people working in the movie industry by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). In the list below, the winner of the award for each year from 1940 to 1949 is shown first, followed by the other nominees. As a result, the film wasnt always easy to watch, but it was well worth the Best Picture nomination. In fact, I think it should have won over Sir Lawrence Oliviers Hamlet. But thats just my opinion.
Awardwinners and contenders from Academy Awards, USA (1940) The 12th Academy Awards 1940. Coconut Grove of the Ambassador Hotel. Thursday, February 29, 1940. Best Directing winner for Gone with the Wind. View More Memorable Moments. Winners& Nominees. View by Category; View by Film As of 2018, there have been 546 films nominated for Best Picture and 90 winners. History Category name changes.
At the 1st Academy Awards ceremony (for 1927 and 1928), there were two categories of awards: Academy Award for Outstanding Picture; : Best Actress winner for Kitty Foyle and Best Actor winner for The Philadelphia Story Joan Fontaine and Alfred Hitchcock Best Actress and Directing nominees for Rebecca, winner of Best Picture Oct 05, 2013 The films I know of on Blue are in bold; NOT on DVD in Italics. 1940 All This, and Heaven Too Foreign Correspondent The Grapes of Wrath The Great Watch video A full list of" Best Picture" winning films from the Academy Awards.
Look back on every winner since 1927. A list of every 'Best Picture' Oscar winner ever. 1940" Rebecca" The 1940s were part of Hollywood's Golden Age, and the competition for Best Picture Oscar winners of the 1940s was intense.
" Casablanca' won Oscar's top prize, but the masterpiece 'Citizen Kane' lost out for Best Picture. See all the contenders for Best Picture in the 1940s. The winners and nominees of the Academy Award for Best Picture during this time reflect the decade's finest films. Oscar winners of the 1940s include movies by Alfred Hitchcock, Orson Welles, and other legends. Although Rebecca had eleven nominations, it only won for Best Picture. The film's studio United Artists was the last of the original film studios (the others were MGM, Columbia, 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros.Universal, and Paramount) to