What major movies came out in 1939?

What major movies came out in 1939?

Five of the movies available that week–“The Wizard of Oz,” “Love Affair,” “Dark Victory,” “Goodbye, Mr. Chips” and “Wuthering Heights”–would go on to be nominated for the Academy Award for best picture.

What were the 2 famous movies made in 1939?

Top-grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Box office gross rental
1 Gone with the Wind $18,000,000
2 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington $3,500,000
3 Jesse James $2,335,000
4 Babes in Arms $2,311,000

What was one of the most profitable movies in 1939?

Top Grossing Movies of 1939

Rank Movie 1939 Gross
1 The Wizard of Oz $12,270,000
2 Mr. Smith Goes To Washington $9,000,000
3 Gone with the Wind $2,471,017
4 Ninotchka $1,200,000

Which film beat out the Wizard of Oz for best picture of 1939?

Gone With the Wind
The studios released some of its most popular and accomplished films, including the best picture Oscar winner “Gone With the Wind,” the beloved musical fantasy “The Wizard of Oz” and John Ford’s seminal western “Stagecoach,” which turned B actor John Wayne into a major player.

Was 1939 the greatest year for movies?

“It represents Old Hollywood at its best – the studio system, the star system, the way they made movies,” says Thomas S. Hischak, author of 1939: Hollywood’s Greatest Year. “Whatever you liked about movies, it was there. 1939 did it all and did it well.”

Was Gone With the Wind banned?

Gone With the Wind hasn’t been banned.

Did Wizard of Oz Win Oscar?

Academy Award for Best Music (Original Score)
Satellite Award for Best Classic DVD
The Wizard of Oz/Awards

Did Wuthering Heights win an Oscar?

Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Black-and-White
Wuthering Heights/Awards

What was the most popular movie in 1939?

John Wayne became a true A list star in this film. Directed by the legendary John Ford this movie remains my number 1 favorite film of 1939. 2. Gone with the Wind (1939) Error: please try again. A manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods.

What was the name of the movie about Anne Frank?

Anne Frank: The Whole Story (2001) Error: please try again. The life of Anne Frank and her family from 1939 to 1945: pre-war fears, invasion of Netherlands by German troops, hiding in Amsterdam, deportation to the camps, return of Anne’s father. 21. Uprising (2001 TV Movie)

What was the name of the 1939 movie about King Louis XIV?

Despotic King Louis XIV discovers he has a twin brother who has grown up under the tutelage of his foster father, the patriotic musketeer D’Artagnan. 12. Le Jour Se Leve (1939) Error: please try again.

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