Winner '30–'31:
First Saw It:
July 6, 1999, on home video
Bridesmaids: East Lynne, The Front Page, Skippy, Trader Horn
My Vote: The Front Page is the most accomplished, though I don't love it
Overlooked: City Lights, Earth, Min and Bill, Honor Among Lovers, Other Men's Women

Director: Wesley Ruggles. Cast: Richard Dix, Irene Dunne, Estelle Taylor, Roscoe Ates, George E. Stone, Edna May Oliver, Eugene Jackson, William Collier, Jr., Stanley Fields, Nance O'Neil, Nancy Dover, Helen Parrish, Don Dillaway, Junior Johnson, Dolores Brown. Screenplay: Howard Estabrook (based on the novel by Edna Ferber and selected prose by A.B. MacDonald and Fred E. Sutton).

Photo © 1931 RKO Radio Pictures
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C

Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Director: Wesley Ruggles
Best Actress: Irene Dunne
Best Actor: Richard Dix
Best Writing, Adaptation: Howard Estabrook
Best Cinematography: Edward Cronjager
Best Art Direction: Max Rée

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