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ⓘ 20th Academy Awards




20th Academy Awards
                                     

ⓘ 20th Academy Awards

No film received more than three awards at the 20th Academy Awards. This would not recur until the 78th Academy Awards.

Rosalind Russell was highly favored to win Best Actress her performance in Mourning Becomes Electra, but Loretta Young won instead for The Farmers Daughter.

James Baskett received an Academy Honorary Award for his portrayal of Uncle Remus in Song of the South, which made him the first African-American man and the first Walt Disney star to win an Academy Award for acting.

At age 71, Edmund Gwenn was the oldest Oscar-winner to that time. The previous oldest was Charles Coburn, who was 66 at the time of his win. In 1976, George Burns would become the oldest Oscar-winner, at age 80.

                                     

1.1. Awards Presenters

  • Agnes Moorehead Presenter: Best Cinematography
  • Larry Parks Presenter: Best Special Effects, Best Musical Score and Best Sound Recording
  • Dinah Shore Presenter: Best Original Song
  • Donald Crisp Presenter: Best Supporting Actress and Best Director
  • Fredric March Presenter: Best Actress and Best Picture
  • Jean Hersholt Presenter: Honorary Awards
  • Olivia de Havilland Presenter: Best Actor
  • Robert Montgomery Presenter: Scientific & Technical Awards
  • Shirley Temple Presenter: Documentary Awards and Short Subject Awards
  • Dick Powell Presenter: Best Art Direction
  • Ingrid Bergman Presenter: Honorary Award to James Baskett
  • George Murphy Presenter: Writing Awards
  • Anne Baxter
                                     

1.2. Awards Performers

  • Dennis Day
  • Gordon MacRae
  • Dinah Shore
  • Frances Langford
  • Johnny Mercer
                                     
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