Winner '44:
First Saw It:
Going My Way
July 18, 1999, on video
Bridesmaids: Double Indemnity, Gaslight, Since You Went Away, Wilson
My Vote: Double Indemnity, by a factor of way more than double
Overlooked: Laura, Meet Me in St. Louis, Wing and a Prayer


Going My Way
Director: Leo McCarey. Cast: Bing Crosby, Barry Fitzgerald, Risë Stevens, James Brown, Jean Heather, Frank McHugh, Gene Lockhart, Eily Malion, Stanley Clements, Jean Heather, Anita Sharp-Bolster, Porter Hall, Tom Dillon, Fortunia Bonanova, William Frawley, Adeline De Walt Reynolds. Screenplay: Frank Butler and Frank Cavett (based on a screen story by Leo McCarey).

Photo © 1944 Paramount Pictures
Not yet reviewed in full. C

(Grade in July 1999: B)


Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Director: Leo McCarey
Best Actor: Bing Crosby
Best Actor: Barry Fitzgerald
Best Supporting Actor: Barry Fitzgerald
Best Original Story: Leo McCarey
Best Screenplay: Frank Butler & Frank Cavett
Best Cinematography (Black & White): Lionel Lindon
Best Film Editing: LeRoy Stone
Best Original Song: "Swinging on a Star"

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture (Drama)
Best Director: Leo McCarey
Best Supporting Actor: Barry Fitzgerald

Other Awards:
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Picture; Best Director; Best Actor (Fitzgerald)

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