People: People, Jan. 11, 1943


Best picture of 1942 to New York City's cinecritics, who made their annual choices last week, was Noel Coward's profile of a British destroyer, In Which We Serve; best male performance was James Cagney's in Yankee Doodle Dandy, best job of direction John Farrow's of Wake Island. The Russian-made documentary, Moscow Strikes Back, won a special award as best "war fact" film. For top honors among actresses, the 18 voting critics passed over an armful of notables, chose a young woman whose name means nothing at all to most cinegoers: Agnes Moorehead....

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