Winner '32–'33:
First Saw It:
June 10, 2001, on home video
Bridesmaids: 42nd Street, A Farewell to Arms, I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang,
Lady for a Day, Little Women, The Private Life of Henry VIII,
She Done Him Wrong, Smilin' Through, State Fair
My Vote: 42nd Street, with the silver medal to Fugitive and the bronze to Little Women
Overlooked: M, Trouble in Paradise, King Kong, Blonde Venus, Duck Soup

Director: Frank Lloyd. Cast: Diana Wynyard, Clive Brook, Una O'Connor, Herbert Mundin, Beryl Mercer, Irene Browne, John Warburton, Margaret Lindsay, Frank Lawton, Ursula Jeans, Douglas Scott, Sheila MacGill, Dickie Henderson, Bonita Granville, Tempe Pigott, Merle Tottenham. Screenplay: Reginald Berkeley (based on the play by Noel Coward).

Photo © 1933 Fox Film Corporation
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: D+

Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Director: Frank Lloyd
Best Actress: Diana Wynyard
Best Art Direction: William S. Darling

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