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Alan Ladd This Gun for Hire
Alan Ladd in This Gun for Hire

FILM

Bambi
d: David Hand; scr: Larry Morey and others

The Black Swan
d: Henry King; scr: Ben Hecht, Seton I. Miller

Casablanca
d: Michael Curtiz; scr: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, Howard Koch

Johnny Eager
d: Mervyn LeRoy; scr: John Lee Mahin, James Edward Grant

The Magnificent Ambersons
d, scr: Orson Welles

The Major and the Minor
d: Billy Wilder; scr: Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder

Once Upon a Honeymoon
d: Leo McCarey; scr: Sheridan Gibney

Random Harvest
d: Mervyn LeRoy; scr: Claudine West, George Froeschel, Arthur Wimperis

Tales of Manhattan
d: Julien Duvivier; scr: Ben Hecht, Ferenc Molnar, Donald Ogden Stewart, Samuel Hoffenstein, Alan Campbell, Ladislas Fodor, Laslo Vadnay, Laszlo Gorog, Lamar Trotti, Henry Blankfort

The Talk of the Town
d: George Stevens; scr: Irwin Shaw, Sidney Buchman

 

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The Hard Way
d: Vincent Sherman; scr: Daniel Fuchs, Peter Viertel

Noi vivi / We the Living
d: Goffredo Alessandrini; scr: Anton Giulio Majano

Quattro passi fra le nuvole / Four Steps in the Clouds
d: Alessandro Blasetti; scr: Cesare Zavattini, Giuseppe Amato, Piero Tellini, Aldo de Benedetti

Roxie Hart
d: William A. Wellman; scr: Nunnally Johnson

This Gun for Hire
d: Frank Tuttle; scr: Albert Maltz, W. R. Burnett

To Be or Not to Be
d: Ernst Lubitsch; scr: Edwin Justus Mayer

The War Against Mrs. Hadley
d: Harold S. Bucquet; scr: George Oppenheimer

 

ACTOR

Humphrey Bogart
Casablanca

Gino Cervi
Four Steps in the Clouds

Ronald Colman
The Talk of the Town

Ronald Colman
Random Harvest

Gary Cooper
The Pride of the Yankees

Cary Grant
Once Upon a Honeymoon

Cary Grant
The Talk of the Town

Joel McCrea
The Palm Beach Story

Ray Milland
The Major and the Minor

Robert Taylor
Johnny Eager

 

ACTRESS

Jean Arthur
The Talk of the Town

Fay Bainter
The War Against Mrs. Hadley

Ingrid Bergman
Casablanca

Greer Garson
Random Harvest

Joan Leslie
The Hard Way

Carole Lombard
To Be or Not to Be

Ginger Rogers
The Major and the Minor

Ginger Rogers
Once Upon a Honeymoon

Ginger Rogers
Roxie Hart

Alida Valli
We the Living

 

SUPPORTING ACTOR

Reginald Gardiner
The Man Who Came to Dinner

Fosco Giachetti
We the Living

Van Heflin
Johnny Eager

Halliwell Hobbes
The War Against Mrs. Hadley

Alan Ladd
This Gun for Hire

Charles Laughton
Tales of Manhattan

Frank Morgan
Tortilla Flat

Claude Rains
Casablanca

Edward G. Robinson
Tales of Manhattan

Aldo Silvani
Four Steps in the Clouds

Walter Slezak
Once Upon a Honeymoon

 

SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Spring Byington
Roxie Hart

Joyce Carey
In Which We Serve

Gladys George
The Hard Way

Rita Johnson
The Major and the Minor

Joan Leslie
The Male Animal

Agnes Moorehead
The Magnificent Ambersons

Susan Peters
Random Harvest

Robin Raymond
Johnny Eager

Ann Sheridan
The Man Who Came to Dinner

Dame May Whitty
Mrs. Miniver

Teresa Wright
Mrs. Miniver

 

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Giuseppe Caracciolo
We the Living

Stanley Cortez
The Magnificent Ambersons

Arthur Edeson
Casablanca

James Wong Howe
King’s Row

Sol Polito
Now, Voyager

Harold Rosson
Johnny Eager

Joseph Ruttenberg
Random Harvest

Leon Shamroy
The Black Swan

Sidney Wagner
Tortilla Flat

Joseph Walker
Tales of Manhattan

 

MUSIC

Werner Heymann
To Be or Not to Be

Max Steiner
Casablanca

Max Steiner
In This Our Life

Max Steiner
Now, Voyager

Herbert Stothart
Mrs. Miniver

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