Cinema: Oscars of 1937

Top praise in the cinema industry are the annual awards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. At the Academy's Annual Banquet last week, where some 1,200 guests included practically every real and fake celebrity in the business, the Academy bestowed its most publicized prize—that for the best U. S. performance of the year by an actress—upon a young woman who a year and a half ago was unknown in the U. S. and had never appeared in the cinema anywhere. She was MGM's Luise Rainer. The role for which...

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