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The Great Ziegfeld: 1936 Best Picture

In 1936, MGM’s “The Great Ziegeld” won the Best Picture Oscar over all these films: “Anthony Adverse”, “Dodsworth”, “Libeled Lady”, “Mr. Deeds Goes to Town”, “Romeo and Juliet”, “San Francisco”,...

Cavalcade: 1933 Best Picture

Nine other films besides “Calvalcade” were up for the top prize at the 6th Academy Awards: “42nd Street”, “A Farewell to Arms”, “I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang”,...

What is “Les Miserables?”

How many characters from “Les Miserables” do you know besides Jean Valjean? On the July 16th episode of Jeopardy!, one of the clues in “A Chapter in the Novel” was...

Grand Hotel: 1932 Best Picture

1932’s Best Picture winner was Grand Hotel, produced by Irving Thalberg and directed by Edmund Goulding. It was the first film to feature an all-star cast: Greta Garbo, as Grusinskaya,...