Picture: “MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY”, “Alice Adams”, “The Broadway Melody of 1936”, “Captain Blood”, “David Copperfield”, “The Informer”, “Lives of a Bengal Lancer”, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, “Les Miserables”, “Naughty Marietta”, “Ruggles of Red Gap”, “Top Hat”
Actress:BETTE DAVIS in “Dangerous”, Elisabeth Bergner in “Escape Me Never”, Claudette Colbert in “Private Worlds”, Katharine Hepburn in “Alice Adams”, Miriam Hopkins in “Becky Sharp”, Merle Oberon in “The Dark Angel”
Director:JOHN FORD for “The Informer”, Michael Curtiz for “Captain Blood”, Henry Hathaway for “Lives of a Bengal Lancer”, Frank Lloyd for “Mutiny on the Bounty”
The one I did see was Munity on the Bounty, albeit on commercial TV many years ago, which, I suspect, did not do it justice. I’m guessing that perhaps three actors vying for the Actor Oscar from Munity helped McLaglen win, though it won for Director as well.
As far as the omissions: the Marx Brothers were slighted for A Night At The Opera, which I’ve seen on TV; Alfred Hitchcock’s The Thirty-Nine Steps, which I haven’t. I’ve seen scenes from Top Hat, which was nominated for Best Picture, neglected its performers and its directors. You may have seen the great dance finale of “Lullaby of Broadway” or “The Words Are in My Heart”, with 56 grand pianos coming to life. *** AFI 100 greatest movie quotes (montage)
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