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Best Films - 1944

John Hodiak, Tallulah Bankhead in Lifeboat
John Hodiak, Tallulah Bankhead in Lifeboat

FILM

I Bambini ci guardano / The Children Are Watching Us
d: Vittorio De Sica; scr: Cesare Zavattini, Vittorio De Sica, Cesare Giulio Viola, Adolfo Franci, Margherita Maglione, Gherardo Gherardi

Crime by Night
d: William Clemens; scr: Joel Malone, Richard Weil

Dragon Seed
d: Harold S. Bucquet, Jack Conway; scr: Jane Murfin, Marguerite Roberts

Laura
d: Otto Preminger; scr: Jay Dratter, Samuel Hoffenstein, Betty Reinhardt

Lifeboat
d: Alfred Hitchcock; scr: Jo Swerling

Mr. Skeffington
d: Vincent Sherman; scr: Julius J. Epstein, Phillip G. Epstein

This Happy Breed
d: David Lean; scr: Anthony Havelock-Allan, David Lean, Ronald Neame

The Uninvited
d: Lewis Allen; scr: Dodie Smith

 

Jennifer Jones, Robert Walker, Joseph Cotten in Since You Went Away
Jennifer Jones, Robert Walker, Joseph Cotten in Since You Went Away

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Arsenic and Old Lace
d: Frank Capra; scr: Julius J. Epstein, Phillip G. Epstein

Home in Indiana
d: Henry Hathaway; scr: Winston Miller

Jane Eyre
d: Robert Stevenson; scr: John Houseman, Aldous Huxley, Robert Stevenson

María Candelaria / Portrait of Maria
d: Emilio Fernández; scr: Emilio Fernández, Mauricio Magdaleno

Meet Me in St. Louis
d: Vincente Minnelli; scr: Irving Brecher, Fred F. Finklehoffe

Phantom Lady
d: Robert Siodmak; scr: Bernard C. Schoenfeld

Since You Went Away
d: John Cromwell; scr: David O. Selznick

Something for the Boys
d: Lewis Seiler; scr: Robert Ellis, Frank Gabrielson, Helen Logan

The Suspect
d: Robert Siodmak; scr: Arthur T. Horman, Bertram Millhauser

 

Bing Crosby, Barry Fitzgerald, Rise Stevens in Going My Way
Bing Crosby, Barry Fitzgerald, Rise Stevens in Going My Way

ACTOR

Gary Cooper
The Story of Dr. Wassel

Jerome Cowan
Crime by Night

Laird Cregar
The Lodger

Barry Fitzgerald
Going My Way

Edward G. Robinson
Double Indemnity

 

Bette Davis, Claude Rains in Mr. Skeffington
Bette Davis, Claude Rains in Mr. Skeffington

ACTRESS

Tallulah Bankhead
Lifeboat

Vivian Blaine
Something for the Boys

Claudette Colbert
Since You Went Away

Jeanne Crain
Home in Indiana

Bette Davis
Mr. Skeffington

Joan Fontaine
Jane Eyre

Judy Garland
Meet Me in St. Louis

Katharine Hepburn
Dragon Seed

Celia Johnson
This Happy Breed

Gene Tierney
Laura

 

SUPPORTING ACTOR

John Alexander
Arsenic and Old Lace

Leon Ames
Meet Me in St. Louis

Pedro Armendáriz
María Candelaria

Henry Daniell
The Suspect

Miguel Inclán
María Candelaria

Peter Lorre
Arsenic and Old Lace

Raymond Massey
Arsenic and Old Lace

Claude Rains
Mr. Skeffington

Walter Slezak
Lifeboat

Leonard Strong
The Keys of the Kingdom

 

SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Faye Emerson
Crime by Night

Josephine Hull
Arsenic and Old Lace

Rosalind Ivan
The Suspect

Priscilla Lane
Arsenic and Old Lace

Angela Lansbury
Gaslight

Alison Leggart
This Happy Breed

Marjorie Main
Meet Me in St. Louis

Carmen Miranda
Something for the Boys

Claire Trevor
Murder My Sweet

Dame May Whitty
Gaslight

 

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Lucien Ballard
The Lodger

George Barnes
None But the Lonely Heart

George Barnes
Jane Eyre

Stanley Cortez, Lee Garmes
Since You Went Away

Gabriel Figueroa
María Candelaria

George J. Folsey
Meet Me in St. Louis

George J. Folsey
The White Cliffs of Dover

Ernest Haller
Mr. Skeffington

Joseph LaShelle
Laura

Joseph Ruttenberg
Mrs. Parkington

 

Gene Tierney in Laura
Gene Tierney in Laura

MUSIC

Francisco Dominguez
María Candelaria

David Raksin
Laura

Renzo Rossellini
I Bambini ci guardano

Victor Young
The Uninvited

 

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