What movies were up for Academy Award in 1939?

You Can’t Take It with You

  • The Adventures of Robin Hood. 4 Nominations, 3 Wins.
  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Art Direction – Lyle Wheeler.
  • Alexander’s Ragtime Band. 6 Nominations, 1 Win.
  • Algiers. Art Direction – Alexander Toluboff.
  • Angels with Dirty Faces. Actor – James Cagney in “Angels with Dirty Faces”
  • Army Girl.

Which film beat out the Wizard of Oz for best picture of 1939?

Gone With the Wind
The studios released some of its most popular and accomplished films, including the best picture Oscar winner “Gone With the Wind,” the beloved musical fantasy “The Wizard of Oz” and John Ford’s seminal western “Stagecoach,” which turned B actor John Wayne into a major player.

What movies were nominated for best picture in 1935?

Best Picture
MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY (1935) Alice Adams (1935) Captain Blood (1935)
The Informer (1935) The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935) Les Misérables (1935)
Ruggles of Red Gap (1935) Top Hat (1935)

What movies were nominated for best picture in 1934?


  • 0-9. 42nd Street.
  • Berkeley Square. Actor – Leslie Howard in “Berkeley Square”
  • Cavalcade. 4 Nominations, 3 Wins.
  • A Farewell to Arms. 4 Nominations, 2 Wins.
  • Gold Diggers of 1933. Sound Recording – Warner Bros.
  • I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang.
  • Krakatoa.
  • Lady for a Day.

Who won the Oscar for best actor in 1935?

  • Actor. Winner. Clark Gable. It Happened One Night.
  • Actress. Winner. Claudette Colbert. It Happened One Night.
  • Art Direction. Winner. The Merry Widow.
  • Assistant Director. Winner. Viva Villa!
  • Cinematography. Winner. Cleopatra.
  • Directing. Winner. It Happened One Night.
  • Film Editing. Winner. Eskimo.
  • Music (Scoring) Winner. One Night of Love.

Did the Wizard of Oz win best picture?

It was nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, but lost to Gone with the Wind, also directed by Fleming. It did win in two other categories: Best Original Song for “Over the Rainbow” and Best Original Score by Herbert Stothart.

Who are the winners of the Academy Awards in 1939?

Check winners and nominations of 1939 Academy Awards. Check awards winners of 12th Academy Awards. Toggle navigationAwards & Winners Home News Calendar Winners Nominations Disciplines

What was the most nominated movie in 1939?

The movie with the most nominations at the Academy Awards 1939 was You Can’t Take it With You with 7 nominations and The film that won the most awards was The Adventures of Robin Hood, winning 3 of the 4 nominations.

Who was the Best Supporting Actor in 1939?

The actor who won the Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor in 1939 was Walter Brennan, for the movie Kentucky Who won the Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress in 1939? The actress who won the Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress in 1939 was Fay Bainter, for the movie Jezebel

What was the Best Picture of the year in 1939?

1939 Best Picture Oscar nominees: Hattie McDaniel in Gone with the Wind, that year’s eventual winner. Turner Classic Movies ’ homage to the 1939 Best Picture Oscar nominees continues this evening, Feb. 12, ’11, with three more entries: Victor Fleming’s Gone with the Wind.