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1940

Picture: “Rebecca”
Actor: James Stewart – “The Philadelphia Story”
Actress: Ginger Rogers – “Kitty Foyle”
Supporting Actor: Walter Brennan – “The Westerner”
Supporting Actress: Jane Darwell – “The Grapes of Wrath”
Director: John Ford – “The Grapes of Wrath

1941

Picture: “How Green Was My Valley”
Actor: Gary Cooper – “Sergeant York”
Actress: Joan Fontaine – “Suspicion”
Supporting Actor: Donald Crisp – “How Green Was My Valley”
Supporting Actress: Mary Astor – “The Great Lie”
Director: John Ford – “How Green Was My Valley”

1942

Picture: “Mrs. Miniver”
Actor: James Cagney – “Yankee Doodle Dandy”
Actress: Greer Garson – “Mrs. Miniver”
Supporting Actor: Van Heflin – “Johnny Eager”
Supporting Actress: Teresa Wright – “Mrs. Miniver”
Director: William Wyler – “Mrs. Miniver”

1943

Picture: “Casablanca”
Actor: Paul Lukas – “Watch on the Rhine”
Actress: Jennifer Jones – “The Song of Bernadette”
Supporting Actor: Charles Coburn – “The More the Merrier”
Supporting Actress: Katina Paxinou – “For Whom the Bell Tolls”
Director: Michael Curtiz – “Casablanca”

1944

Picture: “Going My Way”
Actor: Bing Crosby – “Going My Way”
Actress: Ingrid Bergman – “Gaslight”
Supporting Actor: Barry Fitzgerald – “Going My Way”
Supporting Actress: Ethel Barrymore – “None But the Lonely Heart”
Director: Leo McCarey – “Going My Way”

1945

Picture: “The Lost Weekend”
Actor: Ray Milland – “The Lost Weekend”
Actress: Joan Crawford – “Mildred Pierce”
Supporting Actor: James Dunn – “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn”
Supporting Actress: Anne Revere – “National Velvet”
Director: Billy Wilder – “The Lost Weekend”

1946

Picture: “The Best Years of Our Lives”
Actor: Fredric March – “The Best Years of Our Lives”
Actress: Olivia de Havilland – “To Each His Own”
Supporting Actor: Harold Russell – “The Best Years of Our Lives”
Supporting Actress: Anne Baxter – “The Razor’s Edge”
Director: William Wyler – “The Best Years of Our Lives”

1947

Picture: “Gentleman’s Agreement”
Actor: Ronald Coleman – “A Double Life”
Actress: Loretta Young – “The Farmer’s Daughter”
Supporting Actor: Edmund Gwenn – “Miracle on 34th St.”
Supporting Actress: Celeste Holm – “Gentleman’s Agreement”
Director: Elia Kazan – “Gentleman’s Agreement”

1948

Picture: “Hamlet”
Actor: Laurence Olivier – “Hamlet”
Actress: Jane Wyman – “Johnny Belinda”
Supporting Actor: Walter Huston – ‘Treasure of Sierra Madre
Supporting Actress: Clair Trevor – “Key Largo”
Director: John Huston – “Treasure of Sierra Madre”

1949

Picture: “All the King’s Men”
Actor: Broderick Crawford – “All the King’s Men”
Actress: Olivia de Havilland – “The Heiress”
Supporting Actor: Dean Jagger – “12 O’Clock High”
Supporting Actress: Mercedes McCambridge – “All the King’s Men”
Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz – “A Letter to Three Wives”

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