Tagged: awards

Great Ziegfeld

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

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”,...

Garbo and Barrymore

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,...

Cimarron (1931)

Cimarron: 1931 Best Picture

The Best Picture Oscar winner at the 4th Academy Awards was RKO’s “Cimarron,” a 1931 western based upon the 1929 Edna Ferber novel of the same name. What Ferber got...