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Last Updated January 28, 1999


Table Of Contents

Clark Gable Biography
Vivien Leigh Biography
Leslie Howard Biography
Olivia de Havilland Biography
The Cast
Fire Claims GWTW Actress
The Original GWTW QuizWho Said It? QuizThe Nearly Impossible GWTW QuizGWTW TriviaQuotes About the MovieGWTW & Oscar NightGWTW Calendar of Important EventsPhotos
GWTW ForumClassified AdsGWTW Pen Pal ListingsGWTW NewslettersGWTW LinksPlease Sign My guestbook

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We all know that Gone With the Wind was the big winner at the 1939 Academy Awards, but did you ever wonder who they were up against?

Best Picture
Gone With the Wind
Dark Victory
Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Love Affair
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington
Of Mice and Men
The Wizard Of Oz
Wuthering Heights

Best Actor
Robert Donat - Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Mickey Rooney - Babes In Arms
Clark Gable - Gone With the Wind
James Stewart - Mr. Smith Goes To Washington
Laurence Olivier - Wuthering Heights

Best Actress
Vivien Leigh - Gone With the Wind
Bette Davis - Dark Victory
Greer Garson - Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Irene Dunne - Love Affair
Greta Garbo - Ninotchka

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Best Supporting Actress
Hattie McDaniel - Gone With the Wind
Edna May Olivier - Drums Along the Mohawk
Olivia de Havilland - Gone With the Wind
Maria Ouspenskaya - Love Affair
Geraldine Fitzgerald - Wuthering Heights

Other connections between the Oscars and GWTW...

  • Lyle Wheeler won for Best Art Direction.

  • Victor Fleming won for Best Director.

  • Hal C. Kern and James E. Newcom won for Best Film Editing.

  • Ernest Haller, Ray Rennahan, and Gregg Toland won for Best Cinematography.

  • Max Steiner was nominated for Best Score.

  • Thomas T. Moulton was nominated for Best Sound.

  • John R. Cosgrove, Fred Albin, and Arthur Jones were nominated for Best Visual Effects.

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Clark Gable | Vivien Leigh | Leslie Howard | Olivia de Havilland
The Cast | Fire Claims GWTW ActressGWTW Quiz | Who Said It? Quiz | Nearly Impossible Quiz | Trivia
Quotes About the Movie | Oscar Night | Calendar of Important Events  | Photos | Forum
Classified Ads | Pen Pal List | Newsletters | Links | Guestbook