My Oscar Ballot for 1940
Films considered in the year of their AMPAS eligibility
(Listings may vary over time as I discover or revisit more movies)
Best Picture
All This, and Heaven Too
Broadway Melody of 1940
The Grapes of Wrath
His Girl Friday
The Letter
The Philadelphia Story
The Shop Around the Corner
Waterloo Bridge
Best Director
George Cukor, The Philadelphia Story
Howard Hawks, His Girl Friday
Alfred Hitchcock, Rebecca
Ben Sharpsteen & Hamilton Luske, Pinocchio
William Wyler, The Letter
Best Actress
Bette Davis, The Letter
Joan Fontaine, Rebecca
Katharine Hepburn, The Philadelphia Story
Vivien Leigh, Waterloo Bridge
Rosalind Russell, His Girl Friday
Best Actor
Fred Astaire, Broadway Melody of 1940
Henry Fonda, The Grapes of Wrath
Cary Grant, His Girl Friday
Raymond Massey, Abe Lincoln in Illinois
James Stewart, The Philadelphia Story
Best Supporting Actress
Judith Anderson, Rebecca
Jane Darwell, The Grapes of Wrath
Virginia Field, Waterloo Bridge
Ruth Hussey, The Philadelphia Story
Barbara O'Neil, All This, and Heaven Too
Best Supporting Actor
Granville Bates, My Favorite Wife
John Halliday, The Philadelphia Story
George Murphy, Broadway Melody of 1940
John Qualen, The Grapes of Wrath
James Stephenson, The Letter
Still on the Docket: The Bank Dick, Boom Town, Dark Command, Fantasia, Flight Command, Gaslight, The Great McGinty, The Mortal Storm, Pride and Prejudice, Strange Cargo, The Thief of Bagdad, They Drive by Night, The Westerner
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