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?
Gone With the Wind
Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington
Of Mice and Men
The Wizard Of Oz
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
Vivien Leigh - Gone With the Wind
Bette Davis - Dark Victory
Greer Garson - Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Irene Dunne - Love Affair
Greta Garbo - Ninotchka
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
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
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
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